Hotel room security: Service not included

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From keycards to mini bars, modern technology has equipped hotel rooms with multiple vulnerabilities. One of our consultants had his personal laptop stolen from a locked hotel room recently. There was no evidence of a forced entry, suggesting an inside job.

The laptop's hard disk was encrypted, so the consultant wasn't bothered about the data, but, rather amusingly, the hard disk appeared on eBay a couple of days later. How did we know it was his? There can't be many hard disks with Coca Cola stains on them. This incident reminds me of ...

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