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Hackers cause hotel to ditch keycards for old-school keys and locks

Earlier this month, staff at Austria’s 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jägerwirt tried to sign into the resort’s computer systems, but couldn’t.  SEE ALSO: 1.5 million gaming profiles leaked after site refuses hacker’s $100,000 ransom They had been infected by a kind of software called ransomware.  When hackers deploy the tech, it encrypts a device, rendering it useless. Once a ransom is paid, the hackers then deliver an electronic “decryption key” which can be used to restore…

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Hackers cause hotel to ditch keycards for old-school keys and locks

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