RFID holes create security concerns

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 1:09 AM EST

The recurring topic of RFID security flaws has been making headlines again lately. But unlike new e-mail viruses or Internet worms that demand the immediate attention of the I.T. department, this threat isn't a front-burner security issue -- at least not yet.

A few recent events have brought renewed attention to the fact that RFID is vulnerable. Last month a security expert cracked one of the UK's new biometric passports that use RFID to store personal information.

At NewsFactor.

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