Local hotel thefts may involve security flaw

    Date29 Nov 2012
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    2179
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Did a Houston man accused of breaking into Galleria-area hotels use a device that targets a security flaw present in millions of hotel rooms worldwide? Matthew Allen Cook, 27, was arrested in October after investigators linked him to break-ins of at least three Houston hotels between Sept. 7 and Sept. 24. He used a "portable card scanner" to easily gain access to the rooms, according to court records.
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