Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Beware of Electronic Pickpocketing

Reposted with permission from TechnologyNomad.com

Normally we praise technology and all it can do. In this case, however, we show how technology can be used against us. Or so I thought when I learned about this.

The focal point of this very disturbing news report video (after the jump) is RFID. But like Bluetooth and other technologies that have proceeded it, it comes down to how the technology was implemented. In this case, the manner in which it was implemented was a little too personal.

The below video is eye-opening. Knowing about such technologies and how to guard one's self is key. Personally, I don't want RFID credit cards. And if it was up to me, I'd reject a passport with such a feature as well. Let us know what you think in the comments.

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJbtMclbatU

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