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Identity theft through RFID scanners is all over the news lately. It
is one of the latest high tech crimes to be sweeping across the nation.
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against these thieves.

  • Consumer Reports

    Newer cards can be hijacked, too Check your wallet. You might not know
    it, but you could have a credit or debit card that uses a tiny
    computer chip and a radio antenna to transmit account information from
    your card—even when you’re not shopping. Read
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  • Scientific American

    How RFID Tags Could Be Used to Track Unsuspecting People A privacy
    activist argues that the devices pose new security risks to those who
    carry them, often unwittingly. Read
    Full Story

  • cNET

    RFID-enabled credit card theft There’s that old expression that waving
    money around only tempts thieves. Now, the multimillion-dollar RFID
    smart-card industry has made waving around your credit (and your
    credit history) that much easier for thieves to steal. New contactless
    credit cards, which use RFID technology, broadcast your credit
    information to credit card readers, so thieves, using equipment that
    costs less than $200, can now eavesdrop on the wireless transmission.Read Full
    Story

  • digtriad.com

    Millions At Risk Of Electronic Pickpocketing With RFID Technology An
    estimated 140 million credit card customers are at risk of electronic
    pick-pocketing. Cutting edge RFID technology is supposed to make it
    easier for you to pay. Law enforcement officials said it’s also making
    it easier for thieves to rip you off. “I don’t have to touch this card
    to get the information,” Placer County Sheriff’s Department Detective
    Jim Hudson said. “I don’t have to do anything other than walk by you.”
    Read
    Full Story

  • Global News

    Smartphone app that allows credit card skimming ‘real risk’ to
    consumers: experts A smartphone app, which allows the user to read
    credit card information through wallets and purses, is cause for
    concern amongst consumers that carry credit cards with
    radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, according to
    experts. Read
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  • Popular Mechanics

    RFID Credit Cards and Theft: Tech Clinic According to Fu, however,
    RFID cards do have a unique vulnerability. “Your card can be read
    surreptitiously. Unless you were paying attention to the guy behind
    you with a reader, you’d never know you were being skimmed.” Read
    Full Story

  • Creditcards.com

    No-swipe credit cards could let thieves swipe your info Privacy
    advocates and consumer groups have recently expressed intense concern
    regarding the security of such credit cards’ underlying technology,
    known as radio frequency identification, or RFID. Even though the
    systems are designed to only allow a credit card to be read from very
    close, researchers have discovered that they can increase the
    distance. Read
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