Monthly Archives: October 2006

RFID Privacy Problems! Why don’t companies do resonable security?

I wonder if you ever heard about RFID. It is a technology in which data can de transferred wirelessly from a tag or a transponder, allowing passive or active identification of a device. The amount of possible implementations of the … Continue reading

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Is 3D Secure the solution for on-line card payments? Part II

Hiya, I have received some feedback about the post on card payment solutions and one of the things it is important to say is that CAM and CVM are just components of the solution that secures POS (Point of Sale) … Continue reading

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Blog Updates

Hi! You may have noticed a lot of recent changes on the blog. This is due to the early stage of the tool. I’m still working on the best layout and “formula” for the WebLog and again would appreciate comments. … Continue reading

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Man fools ATM probably using default system password

By the way, as I just wrote about cards and payment systems, I thought that the news below could be relevant. I have just read in Bruce Schneier’s Cryptogram that a man used system codes, probably taken from an ATM … Continue reading

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Is CHIP + PIN the Solution for Fraud in Card Payments?

Hi all, This first post is about something I have been researching since last may: credit card transactions. As many of you probably know, there are a lot of vulnerabilities in the widely used stripe card system that is deployed … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Blog!

I believe in information exchange and freedom, and in times when we are overloaded with information blogs appeared as a flexible way to present personal points of view and share thoughts. It is not a trend, but something that came … Continue reading

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