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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