NewsWithViews (2006)

Source: http://www.newswithviews.com/McIntyre/Liz2.htm

RFID VULNERABLE TO VIRUS ATTACKS

By Liz McIntyre & Katherine Albrecht

March 17, 2006
NewsWithViews.com

Privacy and civil liberties advocates have long been opposed to the use of RFID technology on consumer items and government documents because it can be used to track people without their knowledge or consent. But now security researchers are warning RFID systems are vulnerable to viruses that could wreak havoc on databases around the world and potentially facilitate a terrorist attack.

Melanie Rieback, a Ph.D.student at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, gave a live demonstration ...

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Democracy Now (1 March 2006)

Source: http://www.democracynow.org/2006/3/1/how_major_corporations_and_government_plan

We speak with Liz McIntyre, author of "Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track your Every Move with RFID" that examines radio frequency identification–a technology that uses tiny computer chips to track items at distance. Major corporations are working right now to install RFIDs on all consumer products. What about in you arm? Or in your kids? We also speak with freelance journalist Annalee Newitz who recently had an RFID implanted in her arm. [includes rush transcript]

“Imagine a world of no more privacy.

“Where your every purchase ...

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