Monday, 10 August 2009

UK National Identity Card hacked in 12 minutes

Well here's a sobering story: the Daily Mail asked a computer expert to have a go at the supposedly fail-safe National Id cards that are being considered for use in Britain. It took him 12 minutes to hack the card, create a new "cloned" card, and change all the information such as the name, address, description, fingerprints, immigration status, driver's license...

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