Reports from this month’s Black Hat security conference say that German researchers have demonstrated that passports equipped with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags can be cloned with a laptop equipped with a $200 RFID reader and a similarly inexpensive smart card writer.
This has raised questions about the security of biometric / ePassports, which are due to take on significant global status with millions of Americans receiving their RFID tag passports in October this year.
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