Research project targets radio tag security, privacy

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 3:06 AM EST

A group of university computer scientists are launching a research project to better protect data stored in radio-based smart tags.

The project's goal is to prevent cyber thieves from cracking the tags and stealing personal data. Such tags, which include but are not limited to passive RFID systems, are used in a growing number of applications, from automatic vehicle toll collection to accessing medical records.

At Network World.

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