Pierre-André Aebischer August 23, 2012 04:08 PM My guess is that if you break a few pins in the service port, your room lock will become a lot safer... albeit maybe not as upgradable... MBadgero August 23, 2012 04:09 PM Great. This comes out before I will be spending next week in a hotel. Makes me feel secure. sk8dad August 23, 2012 05:26 PM Always assume that those who want to break in will. Don't keep valuables in the room lying around. Instead leave them in the room safe, or better yet, the hotel safety deposit box. Paul van Dinther August 23, 2012 06:14 PM As Pierre-André Aebischer says. But you are not supposed to leave valuables in your room and on the inside there is usually a door chain as well. Wombat56 August 23, 2012 07:44 PM Super Glue is cheaper than an upgrade. Slowburn August 23, 2012 09:42 PM The best you can really expect from a hotel door is that it keeps people out when you have the deadbolt set and it keeps stray children out when your not there. Matrix Key Systems August 23, 2012 10:33 PM Everyday mechanical keys & locks can be used solve the problem of un-returned keys.Matrix Key Systems allows a standard ( Oztechi August 24, 2012 04:35 AM You can almost guarantee that some hotels will be too lazy to upgrade their locks with the new firmware, leaving themselves open to this kind of break in. agulesin August 24, 2012 09:51 AM If the hotels have cameras in the corridor they can see who's up to something rather than just inserting their keycard... Catweazle August 24, 2012 11:08 AM Locks are a hindrance to the innocent and offer no obstacle to the guilty.It was ever thus.If you don't want stuff nicked out of your hotel room, don't leave it in there.