Viruses leap to smart radio tags

Thursday, 16 March 2006, 2:03 PM EST

Computer viruses could be about to take a giant leap and start spreading via smart barcodes, warn experts.

Security researchers have infected a Radio Frequency ID tag with a computer virus to show how the technology is vulnerable to malicious hackers.

At the BBC.

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