Hotel Industry Safety And Security Risks: Major Hotel Chain Testing “Smart Phone” Application For Keyless Room Entry Which Could Expose Hotel Guests To Potential Risks

“…not all properties are as security-conscious as others. “

At this point we don’t know if there will be would-be prowlers hopefully beeping at locked hotel room doors or how glitchy the system could be.

Hackers also target hotels not only because they give up the goods pretty easily, but on average it takes a hotel about five months to figure out they’ve been hacked.

So far, little is known about the Open Ways application, including its vulnerabilities

Also, hotels as a rule, are known as easy pickings for hackers looking to find credit card numbers and other forms of identification. Because many are independently owned and operated, not all hotels in the same chain will have the same amount of security. and how it works in relation to the hotel system.

For more:  http://industry.bnet.com/travel/10006366/smartphones-as-hotel-room-keys-not-so-fast/

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