Tag Archive: privacy

Mar 16 2006

RFID Viruses

Researchers at the Amsterdam’s Free University created a radio frequency identity (RFID) chip infected with a virus to prove that RFID systems are vulnerable despite the extremely low memory capacity on the cheap chips. They are going to adding RFID tags to US Passports, which contain all of our personal private information, and these RFID tags have the chance at being infected with viruses that can publish the so called “private” information to the web or to someone.

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Mar 13 2006

RFID Passports

Matt commented on my RFID, Sci-Fi or Reality? They are starting out putting RFID in US diplomats passports and in October they plan to give it to everyone. passports, rfid, us, united states, privacy, rfid tags, diplomats

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Mar 09 2006

Professor ‘Computer terrorist’

“Computer terrorist” Kevin Mitnick is one of the world’s most famous computer hackers and became a cause celebre after breaking into networks and stealing software at companies including Sun Microsystems and Motorola. He can find George Bush senior’s social security number and Leonardo DiCaprio’s mother’s maiden name in under 15 seconds, and led the FBI on a three-year manhunt as he hacked his way into the world’s biggest firms.

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Feb 21 2006

RFID, Sci-Fi or Reality?

I was reading an article on Network World called “RFID is really getting under people’s skin” and the FDA (Food and Drug Adminitration) approved the implanting of RFID tags into people’s skin. Check back about RFID in my blog, because I am writing a research paper for my Computer Security Class and this is my topic fda, joseph krull, privacy, rfid, security

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