Why Hotel Safes Aren’t Safe
There are a ton of videos out there showing how anyone can hack into a hotel safe. This one (above) might be the most surprising: It’s a large heavy-duty Sentry Electronic Safe that Terry Whin-Yates from Mr. Locksmith opens in less than five seconds with no damage or signs of entry. To fast-forward to the action go to 3:40 of the almost six-minute video. And mind your valuables!

H/T to Road Warrior Voices.



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1 Comment On "Travel Tip of the Day: Why Hotel Safes Aren’t Safe"
  1. Sandy|

    Wish the hotel staff knew this. Last year my room safe wouldn’t open and the hotel security person couldn’t open it either. Two and a half hours later the security person and a maintenance man with a crowbar pried it out its cabinet location and got it open. Now I never use it the night before I have to leave just in case …

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