16.02.2006 20:58

Cracking RFID tags

Famous cryptographer Adi Shamir says that many popular RFID tags can be easily cracked. They show specific power use patterns when recived bit is equal to the one expected in password. He tested a tags from populra vendors and they all seem to be unprotected.

Shamir thinks that a cell phone is enough to kill all the tags in the area. Bad news to the ones who want to use such tags everywhere.

Posted by Mara | Categories: Security