PASSPORT SECURITY - GET IT NOW !

19. September 2006, 15:50 | by WD Milner | Full Article |

Despite all the warnings and demonstrations about the ease of data theft from RFID tags from surreptitious reading of data to outright cloning, the United States government in its seemingly infinite blind stubborness has decided that RFID are just the thing for new passports.

As discussed in an article that appeared in the September 16th edition of the Washinton Post by Bruce Schneier, if you need a passport, or forsee needing one, now is the time to get it as they are good for 10 years. Hoepfully by then the technology of identiy authentication without theft will have matured into something actually useable and safe.

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Keywords: rfid,passport,security,washington post,bruce schneier

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