Chip and Skim: cloning EMV cards with the pre-play attack

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  1. Baserk

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    Cambridge Uni (UK) research shows that EMV banking/credit cards (with a chip instead of just a magnetic strip) are not as secure as they are supposed to be.
    They can be cloned, just like a magnetic strip banking/credit card.
    Chip and Skim: cloning EMV cards with the pre-play attack, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK.
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