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Hotels scramble for security solutions after hackers compromise room locks

You might want to think twice about leaving your valuables in the hotel room. Millions of hotel rooms around the world are believed to be at risk to hacking break-ins after a 24-year-old Mozilla software developer figured out how to pick a widely-used room lock from a company called Onity. Forbes first reported that the compromise came about because of a security flaw in Onity's hotel door locks, and now hotels are scrambling to make a fix after a string of robberies in Texas. Some hotels have reportedly resorted to quick fix solutions by putting epoxy putty onto the bottom holes on the locks, or have hired extra security guards. ((CONTINUED...)))