Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

  • In one attack, the hackers held all system — including the hotel’s reservation and cash desk system — hostage.
  • The hotel said it had to pay 1,500 euros in bitcoin currency before the hackers would allow the guests back into their rooms.
  • The hotel hopes that coming forward with the story will raise awareness of the possibility of cyber attacks.
  • To keep rooms open and guests moving, the hotel is moving from automatic to manual.
  • The hotel hopes to clamp down on cybercrime and safely move with the digital age once more.

A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason.
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Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

  • The hotel hopes to clamp down on cybercrime and safely move with the digital age once more.
  • To keep rooms open and guests moving, the hotel is moving from automatic to manual.
  • Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom
  • For now, modernization plans for the hotel have been swapped for a make-under.
  • In one attack, the hackers held all system — including the hotel’s reservation and cash desk system — hostage.

A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason.
Continue reading “Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom”

Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

  • The hotel hopes to clamp down on cybercrime and safely move with the digital age once more.
  • To keep rooms open and guests moving, the hotel is moving from automatic to manual.
  • Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom
  • For now, modernization plans for the hotel have been swapped for a make-under.
  • In one attack, the hackers held all system — including the hotel’s reservation and cash desk system — hostage.

A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason.
Continue reading “Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom”

Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

Hackers held a hotel's keys hostage for bitcoin ransom

  • The hotel hopes to clamp down on cybercrime and safely move with the digital age once more.
  • To keep rooms open and guests moving, the hotel is moving from automatic to manual.
  • Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom
  • For now, modernization plans for the hotel have been swapped for a make-under.
  • In one attack, the hackers held all system — including the hotel’s reservation and cash desk system — hostage.

A European luxury hotel is going back to the basics, replacing its electronic key cards with lock and key. And with good reason.
Continue reading “Hackers hold hotel’s keys hostage for bitcoin ransom”