September 20th, 2005 02:34 AM
Problems With Dutch Biometric Passports
Finding these kinds of things are what trials are for, of course, but since these will be implemented all over Europe and North America in the next few years it is worth paying attention.
A recent trial in the Netherlands to test the new biometric passport has revealed several practical problems and some technical flaws.
Some technically savvy participants of What the Hack, a recent gathering of hackers in the Netherlands, demonstrated methods that could be deployed to remotely access and steal details from biometric passports, or falsify them.
DigitalMediaAsia :: 19/09/2005