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F-Secure Hack Can Unlock Millions of Hotel Rooms With Handheld Device

It’s very rare these days that a hotel will give you a real key when you check in. Instead, most chain hotels and mid-sized establishments have switched over to electronic locks with a keycard system. As researchers from F-Secure have discovered, these electronic locks may not be very secure. Researchers from the company have managed to create a “master key” for a popular brand of hotel locks that can unlock any door.

In Search of Golf Lovers

FOR DECADES, professional golf has had a stable business model. Corporate sponsors pay millions to put their names on tournaments in deals that also require them to buy commercial time during broadcasts. That, in turn, drives more revenue to the PGA Tour through broadcast rights deals.