ID card fears after biometric passport 'cracked' in 2 hours

Friday, 3 February 2006, 12:39 AM EST

Plans to bring in ID cards could lead to a massive surge in identity fraud, campaigners warned yesterday. Security experts in Holland have exposed a weakness in the technology which allows data to be "skimmed" from a prototype biometric passport just 11 yards away.

At Mirror.

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