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LAS VEGAS — It’s one of the most hostile hacker environments in the country –- the DefCon hacker conference held every summer in Las Vegas.
But despite the fact that attendees know they should take precautions to protect their data, federal agents at the conference got a scare on Friday when they were told they might have been caught in the sights of an RFID reader.
The reader, connected to a web camera, sniffed data from RFID-enabled ID cards and other documents carried by attendees in pockets and backpacks as they
Originally posted by Roadblockx
reply to post by jeasahtheseer
Are you kidding me!?! You went to defcon? Oh man.. Just once I want to go. Of course I will leave my smartphone, laptop and every single other device hidden in the trunk of my car.
Did you have a great time?
If the US has it as does any established country, I wonder where all of that data is housed. Who maintains whether the data is accurate??