Hackers Lock Guests Out Of Austrian Luxury Hotel

The vulnerability of the burgeoning IoT networks was exposed in one of Europe’s largest luxury hotels when hackers managed to lock all its doors remotely. Guests were reported to be locked out of their rooms (though presumably some were locked in as well) at the Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in the Alps. The hackers demanded a ransom of €1,500 to reactivate the locks and the hotel acceded to the demand, paying the ransom in Bitcoin. The decision…

"Hackers Lock Guests Out Of Austrian Luxury Hotel"