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12th February 2020 Issue no. 494
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How thieves could break into your hotel room without a trace
If you thought your electronically secured hotel room was safe, think again - because security experts have revealed that electronic lock systems found in global hotel chains can be hacked, allowing thieves to break into rooms without a trace.
The revelation comes from a group of researchers who hacked a lock system to produce a master key card that could open any door in the building. It has raised fears that thieves could exploit these systems to make room key cards 'out of thin air'.
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