Tuesday, June 30, 2009

RFID-Enabled Phones Could Let Credit Card Companies Track Users

EMF, Hacking and Health

I Microsoft writer Nick Eaton posted an article about a fellow named Paul Holman who hosted a program to show exactly how he can "hack"the data from your credit cards with an RFID reader.

You might wonder what this has to do with health. The answer is that EMF - especially in the way the environment is overloaded with it - IS a health hazard.

This realm of electromagnetic fields of various strengths include that emitted by CFL light bulbs, your cell phone, your wireless gadgets, loyalty cards from your carious retail outlets, the new 'electronic passports' and Washington's "enhanced driver license" (EDL).
(Read the full article at Seattlepi.com - )

Who's watching the watchers?

The Globe and Mail:
silicon chip in your Viagra pack reports back to Pfizer on how much you took, and when. You fetch the last Coke from your chip-tagged fridge and your TV airs a Pepsi ad. Your phone company combs your trash for the chips you've cast off, selling the data it finds to marketers. And when you pick up pricey pasta at the supermarket, a screen on your shopping cart flashes an ad for a high-end sauce to go with it.

Science fiction? Not at all.
Full article: http://ping.fm/7ycq3

The National ID Card Challenge for Nandan Nilekani (Part 2)

Read about it at: http://ping.fm/30w4R

The National ID Card Challenge for Nandan Nilekani

Read it at: http://ping.fm/byDl7

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Drive-by reader for RFID drivers licenses and passport cards

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Radio Frequency Identification: The Internet Of Things

Read about it at Science Daily: http://ping.fm/vPwqW

The Six Best Ways To Steal Gas... And One Really Bad Way

Read the article at: http://ping.fm/SjZG3

Monday, June 01, 2009

New travel rules kick in June 1 amid concerns over RFID-tagged passport cards

Read about it at Computer World: http://ping.fm/JIGNR

Questions asked over RFID tags and scanners

Full article at SecureComputing.net: http://ping.fm/HVOpx

RFID-enabled passport cards kick in June 1