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Millions of Hotel Room Locks Have a Glaring Security Flaw That Won't Get Fixed [Security]

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

With less than $50 worth of parts and only a few seconds, millions of hotel room keycard locks around the world can be hacked and unlocked by robbers-cum-hackers trying to break into your room. The good news? The security flaw can be fixed. The bad news? No one wants to pay to fix them. More »
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No Security: Hope X (Is Not) Decadent and Depraved - Day 1

Technology : Huffington Post: Technology Blog (yesterday)

This is part one of my three-day diary on filming my currently untitled history of hacking documentary at the Hackers On Planet Earth X (HOPE X) Convention hosted by the legendary 2600 Hacker Quarterly. The conference takes place in... Read Post

Hotel key security flaw demonstrated at Black Hat conference

Technology : Tech Talk (2 years ago)

One hacker will demonstrate how he can hack a hotel lock with just $50 worth of supplies Read Post

Hotel keycards can be easily hacked in 200 milliseconds

Technology : (2 years ago)

With less than $50 of store-bought hardware and some programming, a hacker can gain instantaneous and untraceable access into over four million hotel rooms around the world, according to Cody Brocious, a Mozilla software developer. ... Read Post

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