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Scientists to Discard RFID Technology Used in Passports, Credit Cards from Being Hacked

The technology, which allows fast, automated identification of physical objects, is also a staple for many industries – factories and warehouses use it to track inventory and manage supply chains, pharmaceutical companies deploy it to track drugs, and courier services use it to tag deliveries. “A security breach in RFID applications would leak valuable information about physical objects to unauthorised parties,” said Li Yingjiu, associate professor at the Singapore Management University (SMU), reports The Business Standard. Security breaches can easily occur because RFID technology sends information to the electronic RFID readers and therefore, hackers can easily access or meddle with the information.

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