Re: RFID

From: Mimic (dev_at_null)
Date: 08/04/05


Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2005 00:17:49 +0100

Bitey wrote:
> Mimic wrote this gem. Seriously... :
>
>
>>Chrissy Cruiser wrote:
>>
>>>On Wed, 03 Aug 2005 20:23:24 GMT, Dillon Pyron wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>I'm reading the DEFCON papers right now. Interesting one on RFID.
>>>>Seems a group in LA (LA2600) has been reading RFIDs from as far out as
>>>>60 feet with "invisible" gear. The paper notes that some of the tags
>>>>had encrypted data, but that many of the schemes were easily cracked.
>>>
>>>
>>>I don't know if you know but the 2600 groups are hackers for the most
>>>part. The fact that the encryption was simple to break is hard to
>>>understand unless they were busting the passwords. Even the simplest,
>>>freeware encryption with a strong password can take decades to break.
>>
>>Um thats not true, a strong password does nothing to increase the
>>effectiveness of the algorithm, it merely slows down brute force
>>attempts. If you have a weak algorithm, it doesnt matter what your
>>password is.
>>
>>
>>
>>>Can't we all just be so happy that our passports with a ton of personal
>>>info is going contactless RFID?
>>>
>>>
>>
>>No
>
>
> Mimic, she said there are hackers in here. *shivering* I see cookies in
> here too. OMG.. Is this the DARK SIDE?
>

Join me Bitey, come to the Darkside and together we will rule this froup
as Mimic and uh Bitey... *breathe* *breathe*

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