Black Hat Bullied into Silence

By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Print this article Print
Black Hat Bullied into Silence
ACLU Civil Liberties and Technology Policy Director Nicole Ozer holds up the cause of this years Black Hat ruckus: a passive RFID card. The ACLU and security researchers have proved that personal data can easily be read from the cards with gadgets called
Black Hat was forced to cancel a presentation and expunge conference materials on hacking RFID (radio-frequency identification) after card maker HID threatened patent-based legal action against presenter IOActive. Black Hat founder Jeff Moss said his fear

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