E-Passports Can Be Cloned in Minutes, Claims Researcher

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by dw426, Aug 7, 2008.

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  1. dw426

    dw426 Registered Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    "Newly issued e-passports were cloned and passed off as genuine in a test conducted by Dutch researcher Jeroen van Beek, of the University of Amsterdam, for the UK-based Times Online. Two British passports (which contained RFID chips) were manipulated by van Beek and passport reader software used by the Unite Nations deemed them genuine."


    Well, that didn't take long.
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