For years there has been a prevailing myth that card keys are the solution to preventing the serious consequences to losing master keys. Those who are seasoned property/facility managers know better. There is always a physical “brass” or “hard” master key behind every card key to ensure against demagnetization of card keys, power outages and computer failures. Now there is another threat to card key systems – hacking.
Earlier this year, Finnish security experts discovered a software flaw that allowed them to create a master key card from any hotel key card, even expired ones!
To find out why a surprisingly large number of hotels are sticking with metal keys instead of card keys click here.
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