Security risk found in new credit cards

Monday, 23 October 2006, 4:42 PM EST

They call it the "Johnny Carson attack," for the entertainer's comic pose as a psychic divining the contents of an envelope.

Tom Heydt-Benjamin tapped an envelope against a black plastic box connected to his computer. Within moments, the screen showed a garbled string of characters that included this: fu/kevine, along with some numbers.

At IHT.

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