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Beat an RFID reader/lock? Answered

Wondering if anyone knows a way to bead an RFID lock reader, like the ones found on many security doors at schools and stores. I thought maybe there would be a way to make a RFID from a credit card, DVD case, etc. into one which could be used to unlock these security locks.

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lemonie (author)2010-03-18

Do you know the RFID codes for these locks?

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x0mb13z (author)lemonie2010-03-18

No actually. I'm kinda suckish with technology but I've been trying to move more and more into the field, and so I thought replicating a key for the RFID reader on the doors at my school would be a good first step.

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lemonie (author)x0mb13z2010-03-18

You could replicate a key, if you knew the code. Or maybe not.
If the tags are hard-coded with unique IDs it could be difficult. Would you know what make / model of system this is (at school)?

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x0mb13z (author)lemonie2010-03-18

What if i could get a hold of one of these RFID cards that open the door, would there be any way to get the code off of that?

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x0mb13z (author)x0mb13z2010-03-18

Like if I had a reader and program and could get a hold of one of these cards or even just within the right range, would it be possible to copy the tag and open the lock without the card?

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lemonie (author)x0mb13z2010-03-19

It depends upon what system it is, we're not sure how these things work at the moment. Read anything printed on the devices like names?

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orksecurity (author)2010-03-18

Don't beat locks, or we'll call the ASPCL on you.

The simple answer is "no". The protocols are different.

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mathews (author)2010-03-18

So you want to deactivate security tags so you can remove items from a premises without being caught?

Note: You can be arrested for being caught with such a device.

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RavingMadStudios (author)mathews2010-03-18

No, he wants to break into/out of a secured area for some reason. Still most likely illegal, though.

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