Electronic Pick Pocketing
It’s new technology being used in credit and debit cards, and it’s already leaving nearly 140 million people at-risk for electronic pick pocketing. It all centers around radio frequency identification technology, or RFID.
You’ll find it in everything from your passports to credit and debit cards. It’s supposed to make paying for things faster and easier. You just wave the card, and you’ve paid. But now some worry it’s also making life easier for crooks trying to rip you off.
In a crowd, Walt Augustinowicz blends right in. And that’s the problem.
- Picking Pockets Without Touching (pochp.wordpress.com)