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Onity Starts Paying For Lock Replacements

June 25, 2014

After months of avoiding the discussion, hotel room lock manufacturer Onity has started quietly paying to have some of its vulnerable locks replaced in certain hotels, according to Forbes.com. Since last July, a vulnerability in Onity hotel locks has been well known.

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Houston Hyatt Hotel Onity Locks Hacked

June 25, 2014

Houston police have arrested a 27-year-old in connection with a series of robberies at at the Hyatt House Galleria last September. The hotel says the alleged thief used the Onity hotel lock vulnerability to gain entry to its rooms.

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Dry Erase Marker Picks Electronic Locks

June 24, 2014

The vulnerability with Onity hotel room locks just will not go away.

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Onity Hotel Lock Attack Perfected

June 24, 2014

When Cody Brocious defeated Onity hotel locks last July in a feat of hardware hacking the timing of his device was off creating a one in three chance he could actually open a given lock.

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A Hotel Lock Vulnerability Fixed - With A Cost

June 24, 2014

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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