Crypto boffins urge Belgium to withdraw early ePassports

Monday, 11 June 2007, 12:27 AM EST

RFID passports from Belgium remained flawed almost three years into their introduction, according to a study by cryptographic researchers.

The Belgian ePassports, now in their second generation, lack effective security features that would prevent sensitive data on microchips from being read surreptitiously.

At The Register.

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