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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Hacking RFID Credit Cards

For all of you with RFID enabled credit cards, look out...stealing your info is getting easier and easier. Imagine this guy with a tiny ASUS EeePC in a backpack with his card reader. Hit the link for the full video.

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.

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