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Flashback: Mythbusters banned from talking about RFID chip insecurity

February 24, 2012
Brasscheck TV
2/24/2012

Now Mythbusters DID do a piece on Radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips, but they were only allowed to focus some of the hokier myths about them, like exploding chips and stuff like that.

However, when they tried to do an episode addressing some of the security concerns of RFID chips, credit card companies crawled out of the wood work to shut it down.

It would seem that the credit card companies are a bit insecure over RFID security …

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  1. Larry Atanasov permalink
    March 5, 2012 1:54 am

    Indeed credit card companies should have looked more into physical layer security!

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