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15 Dec Credit Card Security – Chambers Folding Card Case

Tumi ID Lock: For reasons only known to governments and bankers many modern ID and credit cards contain microchips that automaticallyt transmit personal identity and financial details that may be read by any Tom, Dick or Harry with an RFID scanner; imagine lots of bad guys loitering around airports, railway stations and shopping malls with the same sort of ‘touch’ payment pads we are encouraged to use in shops downloading all our personal information. We could render our cards unreadable like Gene Hackman in Enemy of the State (keep everything in empty crisp packets) or we could wise up and use a metal lined RFID protected wallet, like this one from...

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30 Aug RFID Protection

Go Travel Passport Slip Our wallets are full of RFID (Radio Frequency Enabled) credit cards that are constantly emitting all – unbeknownst to most of us – kinds of personal details about us and our finances. Sensitive information to be accessed by anyone with an electronic reader easily obtained on the internet. There are 20 million or so ‘scan‘ only credit cards in the UK, representing a big pool of crime for digitised villains. When we travel we are even more vulnerable; partly because modern passports are similarly RFID enabled, thus prone to identity theft. £4.99 /go-travelproducts.com...

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