Mark (mhaithaca) wrote,
Mark
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How not to maintain my trust as a financial institution...

Apparently, the new RFID-chip credit cards, that are being touted as secure, aren't necessarily. A standard RFID receiver can pull the cardholder's name, card number, and expiration date... in the clear... without having to touch the card. So never mind worrying about whose magnetic stripe readers you're running your card through. Worry about who you're walking past.

From today's New York Times...
( Researchers See Privacy Pitfalls in No-Swipe Credit Cards... )

More from xavier_ashe_com...
( RFID in the mail... no need to open the envelope! )

Anyone have an RFID reader? I want to see what my cards say about me.
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