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Source: NBC News - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Intrusion Detection Hackers have created a device that fits inside a dry-erase pen that can be used to instantly open hundreds of thousands of hotel door locks worldwide. Security-conscious guests may wish to leave their valuables at home. The pen builds on the work of security buff Cody Brocious, who publicized a flaw in lock-maker Onity's systems earlier this year. It relies on the fact that the locks have very little security on their memory systems, allowing any device that knows the Onity lock "language" (proprietary but not particularly difficult for a skilled hacker to figure out) to unlock it, among other things.

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