Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Cracking RFID...

posted by Scott Roche

Back in mid July I opined on a new chip that HP is putting out that does more than RFID chips. After I posted that I found out that the government will be using the RFIDs on our passports. Right now they're used as anti-theft devices, SpeedPass devices to pay tolls, and keyless ignition in cars just to name a few things.

Every year the computer security community gets together for Black Hat Briefings to discuss the latest issues. This year, in addition to revealing

Fox News - Security Problems With Electronic Passports
ZDNet - Security problems should plague RFID's future

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