RFID tags can be infected with a virus

By | March 15, 2006

RFID tags can be infected with a virus

Dutch researchers have warned that RFID tags ? small microchips, which can be used to tag products or animals – can be infected with computer viruses.

A group under the guidance of Andrew Tanenbaum at the Amsterdam Free University made the world’s RFID “malware” publicly available. “We hope to convince the experts that the problem is serious and better be dealt with,? the Dutch researchers say. – REGISTER

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