RFID virus buster builds wireless firewall

Thursday, 26 April 2007, 12:21 AM EST

Spychips, some privacy campaigners call RFID. Two years ago, when Melanie Rieback in 2005 was hunting for a research topic for her PhD, she settled on RFID security because "It was obvious there was a lot of work to be done."

Based at the department of computer science at Vrije Universiteit in the Netherlands, Rieback, an American, caused a storm last year when she published a paper on RFID viruses. "I wrote a completely scientifically and factually neutral paper about how to use RFID to perpetuate common exploits like the ones on the Internet today," she says.

At The Inquirer.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Banks and IT security: The elements of success

Nathan Horn-Mitchem, VP, Information Security Officer at Provident Bank, talks about delivering and maintaining IT security for 80 branches of the bank.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Mar 26th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //