E-passport at risk of being targetted by terrorists.

Digital Rights Ireland director, Antoin O’Lachtnain, in an interview with Mark Tighe of the Sunday Times today, gave an insight into the possibilities of Ireland’s new electronic passport being targetted by criminals. The lack of security measures, protecting the passport...
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New Irish Passports have RFID chip

Despite the recent press attention to the launch of ‘biometric’ passports, not many reporters have focused on the fact that these new passports seem to include Radio Frequency ID (RFID) chips. From the Department of Foreign Affairs website (link) “The chip technology allows the...
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