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Ransomware Didn't Hold Austrian Hotel Guests Hostage

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Ransomware Didn't Hold Austrian Hotel Guests Hostage
Photo: Seehotel Jaegerwirt in Turrach, Austria

Security deficiencies tied to internet of things devices continue to cause havoc. But this edition of the ISMG Security Report debunks multiple reports that suggested ransomware trapped guests at one Austrian hotel inside their rooms, while preventing others from gaining access to their rooms.

In the ISMG Security Report, you'll also hear (click on player beneath image):

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Be sure to check out our Jan. 24 and Jan. 27 reports, which respectively analyze comments from President Trump that suggest the U.S. military will take the lead in defending the country's civilian-owned critical infrastructure, and a report that White House Staffers continued to use an RNC private email server.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Feb. 3.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under the Creative Commons license.

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