Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Viruses in RFID
Until now, most experts have not thought that RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) could include software viruses because of its small amount of memory. At the Pervasive Computing and Communications Conference, however, researchers explained how this could happen. The article in the New York Times goes on to explain that a virus within an RFID tag could infect the control system and then infect other RFID tags. Another scenario includes changing the information on an RFID tag.