Hacking RFID payment cards made possible with Android app
detected as ANDROIDOS_STIP.A in Chile. This app, found distributed through forums and blogs, can be used to hack into the user’s RFID bus transit card to recharge the credits. What is the mechanism behind this, and what is the security risk of RFID payment cards in general? Paying via RFID cards is becoming more popular nowadays as more mobile devices add NFC support. Banks, merchants or public services issue RFID cards to their customers with prepaid credits.