Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
Computer hackers got into the hotel’s electronic key system and locked guests out of their rooms until management paid a ransom.
It’s a variation on the ransom-ware scam being used with other computer users. Pay up or you won’t get your system back.
This is modern-day piracy. There should be world-wide jurisdiction to pursue them, and bounties paid for their scalps.
No argument here. In fact, we‘ve touched on this before.