RFID security

Experts Converge at RFIDsec to Discuss NFC Security Implications

RFID security problems have been biting at the ankles of users and companies that deploy the technology for several years now, but they’ve been mostly on the fringes of mainstream security concerns. But now, as the technology becomes more widespread and pervasive, that is beginning to change.

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]

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