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RFID tags become hacker target

Jul 28, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

July 28, 2004—While privacy violation is often cited as the biggest hurdle facing RFID, security is gaining ground as another concern. A new program called RFDump, written by security consultant Lukas Grunwald, allows the reading and manipulation of RFID tag data. Grunwald wrote the program to demonstrate the potential insecurity in a world where everything wears an RFID tag. Hackers might one day be able to rewrite the pricing information contained on an RFID tag affixed to a store's product, for example.

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