Video: hacking contacless with homemade antennas

You might have read our story about hacking contactless cards and devices relying on the the Near Field Communication standard using simple antennas and cheap off-the-shelf receivers. Now you can watch our video interview with Johann Briffa from the University of Surrey, the lead researcher behind the paper published in the recent Journal of Engineering.

Despite the team haven’t managed to break the encryption yet, its good to know your data travelling through the air on radio waves are so easily accessible – well, there is little you can do to protect yourself though.

Read our full article here.

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