http://blogs.zdnet.com/storage/?p=565

"NSA spooks gather for a colleague’s retirement party at a bar. What they don’t know is that an RFID scanner is picking them out - and a wireless Bluetoothwebcam is taking their picture.

Could that really happen? It already did.

(The Feds got a taste of the real world risks of RFID passports and IDs at DefCon, the annual hacker conference. According to Wired http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/08/fed-rfid/) :

. . . federal agents at the conference got a scare on Friday when they were told they might have been caught in the sights of an RFID reader.

The reader, connected to a web camera, sniffed data from RFID-enabled ID cards and other documents carried by attendees in pockets and backpacks as they passed a table where the equipment was stationed in full view...."

                                                        -- Jerry




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