Scientists break card that secures homes, offices, transit • The Register

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/10/mifare_desfire_smartcard_broken/

and still they plod on repeating the same mistakes and refusing to end the policy of “Security through Obscurity”. The ONLY way to defeat such attacks is by authenticating with one time keys and a Strong Revocation Protocol. True, we can only use such technology where we have access to a network (the web will do nicely). But that’s now true of about 95% of the surface of the planet, so what are we still waiting for?

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About Harry Stottle
Refugee from the Stumbleupon Blogicide of October 2011 Here you will find my "kneejerk" responses to the world and what I happen to bump into. For my more detailed considerations and proposals, please visit my website or my previous main blogging site.

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