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Old 12-10-2010, 02:37 PM
 
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This is a little alarming since RFID in credit cards is being rolled out.

Video -- WREG (http://www.wreg.com/videobeta/?watchId=8ba6f8fc-90a2-4711-90ea-1884ec348310 - broken link)
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Old 12-13-2010, 12:33 AM
 
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There have been numerous articles on security and privacy issues with RFID technology for quite some time. This TV station joins the legions of other TV stations that cover only 1/4 of the story.

BTW, there already is quite a market for RFID blocking products.

Ahhhh scare the sheep, bilk the consumer out of more money. Capitalism, ya gotta love it...

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Old 12-14-2010, 04:40 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Electronic Pickpocketing Targets Credit and Debit Cards with RFID Technology - WREG (http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-electronic-pickpocketing-story,0,6564458.story - broken link)

Shouldn't wrapping your credit card in cheap aluminum foil do the trick in blocking and reflecting the radio signal.
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