Before you think twice about leaving a laptop or any other gadget laying around in your hotel room, be sure to watch this video. Despite the shim proof keycard locks, a special piece of bent wire can defeat the security system. Continue reading to watch.

The tool shown in the video isn’t just a plain piece of wire, instead it’s a special “government only” tool, but I’m sure that something similar could be constructed or purchased through not-so-legal channels.

[via Gizmodo]