Watch out for the modern pickpocket

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) -- More credit card companies are now sending their customers credit cards equipped with an RFID chip, known as a Radio Frequency Identification chip. The credit card companies say that it's a convenience but critics are convinced that it's a pretty sneaky way to pickpocket.

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How to remove RFID chip in Credit or Debit card quick and easily.

New credit or debit cards have a build in radio frequency chip that allows the purchaser to simply wipe their card over the check out area instead of swiping it through a card readers magnetic strip. When a credit card or debit card has one of these chips inside of them, in a crowed area, if someone has a card reader one can charge your credit card quick and easily as these chipped cards have about a 5 to 6 inch range signal to the machine receiving it. To stay secure, find the area of the...

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Channel 3 News - Identity Theft Electronic Pickpocket Credit Card Fraud with RFID

Channel 3 News reporting on how easy it is to steal your credit card information.

Credit Cards with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Chips can be read/scanned by hackers intending to steal your personal data and identity.

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Electronic pick-pocketing possible with smart cards, patent warns

DALLAS -- The inventors of the so-called smart cards, the credit cards and passports with radio frequency chips known as RFID inside, warned that they are susceptible to electronic pick-pocketing in the patent filed with the U.S. Government.

"This is perfect for thieves," said Walt Augustinowicz, owner of Identity Stronghold.

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Los Angeles Gets Electronically Pickpocketed

Los Angeles Gets Electronically Pickpocketed

An ongoing effort by credit card companies to issue 1 billion radio frequency identification chip-enabled contactless cards by 2016 will dramatically increase the public's susceptibility to identity and financial theft from electronic pickpocketing.

More than 60 radio and television outlets throughout the U.S., Canada, England and Australia have reported on the threat and ease of "electronic pickpocketing" in an effort to get the credit card...

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HackShield Wallet prevent thieves from scanning in search of your information on ID cards, credit cards, debit cards or any other cards containing an RFID chip. Lined with the best Radio Frequency (RF) blocking material in the industry, this wallet guards you against harm and keeps your personal information safe and secure.

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RFID, Radio Frequency Identification, technology is used in credit cards, debit cards, passports, employer/government ID cards, highway toll passcards and subway passes. The RFID chips embedded in these cards store your personal information. The antenna located in the chip receives electromagnetic energy from an RFID reader and uses a radio frequency to transmit the information back to the reader.

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Special Report: Smart Card Theft. Little Rock Gets Electronically Pickpocketed

This man looks to be a businessman, carrying what appears to be an iPad.

But little do the surrounding travelers know, he has a device that can steal their credit card information. He bought a contactless credit card reader on line.

You can buy these new for $150 or used for about $100 on auction sites.

The card readers can scan credit and debit cards that have a little chip called RFID or radio frequency identification.

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#26- Beware of Thieves You Can't See- Manage RFID Risks

Read more: http://www.richardbangs.com/2014/05/travel-tip-26-beware-thieves-cant-see-manage-rfid-risks/

What I learned this time around:

1) Radio frequency ID chips are imbedded in newer credit cards and passports, allowing transactions without touch. Thieves can also read these, just by getting close to you in a crowd, and then they can imprint your information on a blank credit card and go on a shopping spree.

2) First step is simply to know if you are carrying an RFID-enabled credit...

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Expert: Credit Cards Transmitting Info To Thieves

Credit Cards Equipped With Radio Frequency Chips

LAS VEGAS -- As credit cards become more high-tech, so too are the thieves trying to steal the information they contain.

Aired on KVVU 1/21/11 at 10 p.m.

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