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You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Repair Your Robots

Good luck fixing the security vulnerability in that $100,000 piece of industrial robotics equipment. The industry’s practices of planned obsolescence and closed systems make repairs unlikely to happen (and security problems likely to remain).

Federico Maggi and Victor Mayoral-Vilches discuss their Black Hat session "Small Wonder: Uncovering Planned Obsolescence Practices in Robotics and What This Means for Cybersecurity."