A Hotel Lock Vulnerability Fixed - With A Cost

By Robert Vamosi | 8/20/12 6:22 AM

On a special Day Zero Briefing at Black Hat USA, Mozilla software developer Cody Brocious demonstrated how a device that cost less than $50 can crack the encryption used by Onity, one of the larger hotel room lock vendors. Now Onity has proposed a solution, but with a cost.

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Will Smartphones Replace Keys?

By Robert Vamosi | 7/6/11 6:10 AM

Add to the list of things your smartphone can do the ability to open doors. While established lock companies such as Schlage, a division of Ingersoll Rand, experiment with Internet-enabled home locks, your first encounter with such systems may be with your next hotel room stay.

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