Berto Jongman: Massive Credit Card Design Flaw

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Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

German code-breakers expose huge credit card flaw, companies continue keeping silent

Previous attacks exploit software bugs, like you would have on your computer. Ones that can be fixed with a software update,” renowned German code-breaker Karsten Nohl of Security Research Labs in Berlin told RT’s Peter Oliver. “Now, what we’re attacking is the protocol itself. The devices work exactly as intended and are still vulnerable. So this is a risk that cannot easily be fixed with a patch.