31 Jan '17, 4pm

Hackers Demand Bitcoin After Hijacking Hotel’s Locks https://t.co/S7tKaoCy0h

Hackers Demand Bitcoin After Hijacking Hotel’s Locks https://t.co/S7tKaoCy0h

© Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt The Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt hotel in Austria was targeted by hackers. The electronic key system of an Austrian hotel was compromised by hackers, forcing managers to pay a bitcoin ransom in order to recover it. The 4-star Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Austria’s Alpine Turracher Hoehe Pass was targeted in November by ransomware that forced the hotel to pay €1,500 ($1,603) in bitcoin in order to take back control of its key system, according to recent reports. “The house was totally booked with 180 guests, we had no other choice. Neither police nor insurance help you in this case,” the hotel’s managing director Christoph Brandstaetter told the news agency Central European News . “The restoration of our system after the first attack in summer has cost us several thousand euros. We did not get any money from the insurance so far because non...

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