[nycbug-talk] RFID passports

Jesse Callaway jesse
Fri Oct 22 11:22:34 EDT 2004

On Oct 22, 2004, at 9:23 AM, Dru wrote:

> 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:
> <http://hasbrouck.org/blog/archives/000434.html>
> Dru

Speaking of which CryptoGram is now RSS as well as the familiar monthly 


Time to pull out the collection of anti-static bags and keep the 
shiniest! This works with EZ-Pass, where there is most likely more 

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