[nycbug-talk] RFID passports

Dru dlavigne6
Fri Oct 22 09:23:36 EDT 2004

Here's an interesting piece from the Effector mailing list (www.eff.org):

~ New Passports Will Leak Personal Data
The next generation of US passports will have embedded RFIDs,
and some reports suggest that the information the chips
broadcast won't be encrypted.  Meaning anyone with an RFID
reader could passively scan you, pulling the most intimate
personal data right out of your pocket.  Unbelievable:


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