RFID card access systems are being used by most companies to let people within their complexes. But over the previous couple of years, researchers have shown how these systems can be easily bypassed.
Francis Brown, a partner at the computer security organization Bishop Fox, has recently been on the forefront of much of the research. In fact, he identified some of his tools and methods being used in the television program Mr. Robot, that can be noted for highly accurate technical detail.
Recently, he's been looking carefully at breaching high- and ultra-high frequency RFID (radio-frequency identification) systems, which are increasingly becoming utilized for physical security systems.continue reading