Subverting RFID Chips in ID Docs - The Microwave

By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
Subverting RFID Chips in ID Docs - The Microwave
Pop an RFID-chipped passport in the microwave, set it on high and watch it spark. The cooking chamber is full of 2.54 GHz electromagnetic waves, with a wavelength of about 12.4 cm. But remember what your Mom told you about putting metal in the microwav
Here are some tips on how one might accidentally(wink) protect one's privacy with the rise of RFID technology being used in government-mandated identification like passports.

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