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”

World’s hottest borehole nearly complete

  • The drilling project would give geologists a unique vantage point, he said.
  • The researchers want to bring steam from the deep well back up to the surface to provide an important source of energy.
  • “We don’t expect to drill into magma, but we are drilling into hot rock.
  • Despite Iceland having more than 300 volcanoes, Prof Freysteinn Sigmundsson, a volcanologist at the University of Iceland , says there is still much to learn about them.
  • And it is the supercritical steam that the team wants to bring back up to the surface to convert into electricity.

Geologists in Iceland are drilling into the heart of a volcano to create a super-hot borehole they can tap for energy.
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This Map Shows Why The Plan To Split Up California Would Be A Dystopian Nightmare

  • The state deeply needs the tax revenue from the wealthy to support those who are less well-off.
  • The Map Shows Why The Plan To Split Up California Would Be A Dystopian Nightmare
  • The state has the highest number of ultra-rich people in the country.
  • Under Draper’s plan, this critical tax revenue redistribution would be lost.
  • 10 Ways The U.S. Is Getting Worse For Most Americans

It would be Ayn Rand’s dream come true: separate states for rich people and poor people.

A proposal to split California into six states, introduced b…
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