Researcher Finds Holes Aplenty in Wireless Chips

A new study from Prof. Avishai Wool of Tel Aviv University’s School of Electrical
Engineering finds serious security drawbacks in chips that are being embedded in credit, debit and “smart” cards. The
vulnerabilities of this electronic approach — and the vulnerability of
the private information contained in the chips — are becoming more
acute. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]

A new study from Prof. Avishai Wool of Tel Aviv University’s School of Electrical
Engineering finds serious security drawbacks in chips that are being embedded in credit, debit and “smart” cards. The
vulnerabilities of this electronic approach — and the vulnerability of
the private information contained in the chips — are becoming more
acute. Read the full article. [ScienceDaily]

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