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Cracker takes control of 200 rooms in Chinese hotel

2014/08/07

The Register - (International) A security consultant revealed during the Black Hat 2014 conference that he was able to remotely control amenities in over 200 rooms at a luxury hotel in China due to an insecure automation protocol that is commonly used in China and Europe. Prior to the conference, the researcher alerted the hotel's parent company and the system flaw was corrected.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/08/07/cracker_takes_control_of_200_rooms_in_chinese_hotel/

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