RFID passports raise security fears

Thursday, 7 September 2006, 11:43 AM EST

The US State Department plans to issue over 15 million electronic passports in 2007 using an embedded RFID chip to transmit personal information to RFID readers at checkpoints.

But recent security concerns have overshadowed the effectiveness and security of RFID for this purpose.

At vnunet.

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