RFID security worries need a reality check
Sometimes our anxieties about security make us lose sight of how a technology is used. Such is the case with radio frequency identification, a proven technology that delivers big efficiencies and has yet to experience a confirmed hacker attack in the wild.
But RFID has seen many tightly controlled "proof-of-concept" exploits, widely publicized by academic researchers to showcase RFID vulnerabilities that in reality pose less risk than an old flu virus.
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