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Brink's Smart Safe Hacking

It’s possible for a thief to plug a USB drive into Brink’s CompuSafe Galileo, automate hacking the safe, and steal the cash inside. Our video explains this exploit in under 60 seconds.


Traditional safes, like just about everything nowadays, have technologically evolved into computerized smart safes, which are currently being used by countless businesses across the country. A safe by definition is inherently safe. People trust them with their most valuable possessions, and businesses trust them with large amounts of cash. You would think that smart safes are even more trustworthy and secure than the old-fashioned kind, right? But how smart are they really? For the most part, smart safes seem pretty secure; however, one particular model has a serious design flaw. The Brinks CompuSafe Galileo has a USB port on the safe's exterior. This enables a malicious user to automate an attack on the safe's computer and quickly opens its doors. All someone needs to do is plug a thumb drive into that port and voila! To learn more visit our website at

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