TechEBlog » RFID Passports Flawed

More proof of the vulnerabilities of RFID. Avoid one if you can. 

RFID Passports Flawed

According to Wired, “RFID chips are passive, and broadcast information to any reader that queries the chip — thieves could collect the personal data of people as they walk down a street.” Now check out a short demonstration of a “real‐world vulnerability associated with the failure of the shielding component in the current proposed electronic passport design.” Video after the jump.

…RFID passports will now include a thin radio

Source: TechEBlog » RFID Passports Flawed

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