Medium: This ‘Smart’ Handgun is a Terrible Idea

Armatrix iP1 handgun. Bryan William Jones photo.

In other words, there are lots of ways the system can break down. And when a gun breaks down, people can get killed.

There’s another issue unique to the smart gun. It’s practically begging for hackers to attack it. Armatrix claims its system is encrypted. That doesn’t mean that someone can’t hack your firearm—it just means it won’t be easy.

This ‘Smart’ Handgun is a Dumb Idea“, Medium, February 2014.


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