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Submission + - Networks at US Hotels Found to be Vulnerable (

jehnx writes: "A Cornell University study of 147 U.S. hotels finds a mixed picture (free signup required to download) with regard to the security of guests' connections to the hotels' network, whether by cable or Wi-Fi. Since many business travelers connect remotely to continue working while on the road, the potential for theft of corporate information exists. Some hotels still rely on relatively rudimentary hub technology for their networks, and these are particularly subject to hacking."

What this country needs is a dime that will buy a good five-cent bagel.