E-passports security? Depends on the country

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 11:23 AM EST

Reports from the U.K. indicate that RFID (radio frequency ID) chips in passports can be cracked. "Smart" passports from Germany and the Netherlands have been compromised as well, according to researchers. However, differences in chip implementation from nation to nation may mean that some passports are easier to crack than others.

At Computerworld.

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