05 July 2006
As RFID is being developed for more and more applications (implantable VeriChip, merchandise tags as in the Future Store, World Cup tickets, to name a few), the vulnerability of RFID data security also emerges.

In a recent article in Wired magazine, columnist Annalee Newitz wrote about how easy RFIDs can be hacked. Five real stories "from the RFID-hacking underground". Among hacked RFIDs include: smartcard badge, RFID tags used in library, ExxonMobile SpeedPass, and VeriChip. Read more here.

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Barron Storey)
Blogger Zhigang Suo said...

Interesting post. There has been considerable push to deploy RFID for books in libraries.
See related issues at this link of American Library Association.