Open Your Mind (OYM) Radio - Credit/Debit Card Security Issues

Here is another test that we did to demonstrate the security flaw in credit/debt cards that have an RFID chip in them.

With the proper technology your credit/debit card information can be scanned without the criminal having to physically take your card. All they have to do is stand or sit beside you!

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From: OYMInternetRadio

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RFID protected? Time is running out...

Are you RFID secure? By 2012 it is estimated that over 29 million British citizens will carry some form of RFID enabled device. All UK passports issued since 2006 store bio-metric information about the holder. Likewise, credit cards are also being issued with embedded RFID chips. We are concerned that RFID information theft may be the next major crime wave to hit the UK. RFID Protect supply a range of sleeves, wallets, and ID card shields that are designed specifically to offer protection...

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From: RFIDProtect

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Kena Kai DataSafe Wallets

Interview discussing the security issues with RFID enabled credit cards, passports and drivers' licenses. These new credentials all come with an embedded wireless chip that may put your banking and personal information at risk of being stolen wirelessly. Kena Kai's patent-pending wallets are Government approved and provide a shield against anyone trying to wirlelessly "skim" your information. Tests have shown that credit card information can be obtained from up to 20-feet away. While the new...

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From: DataSafewallets

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Oyster card readers aren’t working, so tube travel is free

Early risers had an unexpected treat travelling around London this morning. A network-wide failure means barriers are being kept open at tube stations. It is not .

A number of credit card companies now issue credit cards with embedded RFIDs (radio frequency ID tags), with promises of enhanced security and speedy .

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From: Zofia Kara

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How to hack RFID-enabled Credit Cards for $8 (BBtv)

A number of credit card companies now issue credit cards with embedded RFIDs (radio frequency ID tags), with promises of enhanced security and speedy transactions.

But on today's episode of Boing Boing tv, hacker and inventor Pablos Holman shows Xeni how you can use about $8 worth of gear bought on eBay to read personal data from those credit cards -- cardholder name, credit card number, and whatever else your bank embeds in this manner.

Fears over data leaks from RFID-enabled cards...

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From: boingboingtv

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