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  • Unforgeable" UK National ID Security Technology Apparently Cracked

    08/13/2009 7:03:57 AM PDT · by jurroppi1 · 17 replies · 436+ views
    IEEE Spectrum Blogs ^ | August 07, 2009 | Robert Charette
    Robert Charette // Fri, August 07, 2009 The London Daily Mail published a long, interesting and disturbing story yesterday about the ease with which security experts were able to hack the supposedly "unforgeable" new UK ID card for foreign nationals and change the data within the embedded microchip within minutes. Given that the hacked ID card uses the same technology as is to be used in National ID cards for UK residents in the next few years, the implications are obvious. The Daily Mail says that when the UK government was told of its findings, the government dismissed them, saying,...