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2011-11-04 12:52:13

RUB researchers hack RFID smartcards Professional safecrackers use a stethoscope to find the correct combination by listening to the clicks of the lock. Researchers at the Ruhr-University Bochum have now demonstrated how to bypass the security mechanisms of a widely used contactless smartcard in a similar way. Employing so-called "Side-Channel Analysis" the researchers of the Chair for Embedded Security (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Paar) can break the cryptography of millions of cards that are...

2011-04-06 02:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- idOnDemand, the pioneers in smart identification, and NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI) partner to bring smart card security to mobile device authentication. By using near field communication (NFC) technology and embedding NXP Semiconductors' market-leading SmartMX chip into an idOnDemand SmartID card, customers can facilitate a highly secure login from their tablet computer, smart phone or hand-held mobile phone. ISC West attendees...

2011-03-15 08:21:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- idOnDemand, the pioneers in smart identification, today announced immediate availability of its Onsite Card Issuance feature. The turnkey service extends idOnDemand's cloud solution enabling customers to issue fully compliant and globally trusted identity cards on their premises with minimal investment. The new feature is ideal for organizations that require immediate onsite production of credentials, as well as for remote offices to...

2011-03-01 08:00:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaba Access Control is pleased to announce the introduction of its E-Plex Enterprise (Version 2) Software with its expanded card credential support -- allowing users to have PROX card IDs and Smart Card IDs, thus enabling end-users to manage both PROX locks and Smart Card locks simultaneously. Smart cards supported are: Mifare®, DESFire®, and HID iClass(TM); PROX cards supported are any HID compatible 125...

2010-12-06 08:02:00

PARIS, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CARTES and IDentification - Oberthur Technologies, the world's second largest provider of smart card based solutions, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in secure microcontroller ICs, today announced that they are working together to provide a new highly secure SIM solution that will allow travelers and commuters to use their NFC enabled mobile phones as an electronic ticket. With the proven success of pre-commercial...

2010-09-07 01:59:00

LIDKOPING, Sweden, September 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - The new Nautiz eTicket Pro(R), is Designed for Transactions and Ticket Validations. It Incorporates a Smart Card Reader That Complies With the Latest e-Ticketing Requirements in Public Transportation. The Handheld Group introduced today the all new Nautiz eTicket Pro(R) rugged PDA with an integrated smart card reader. The built in reader complies with the latest e-ticketing requirements in public transport, supporting a...

2009-10-07 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems Japan, Inc., a subsidiary of SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM, Prime Standard: SMY), and Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. (DNP), today announced that they are expanding their cooperative relationship to address important challenges in the Japanese IT security market. Together with Digital Media Research Institute, Inc., SCM Microsystems Japan and DNP are launching a new solution that keeps...

2009-09-17 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard: SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, today announced the SCL3711, a new portable contactless smart card reader capable of supporting multiple contactless applications, from mobile payments to transportation, access control and e-government. The SCL3711 is a high-performance, fully interoperable,...

2009-09-08 10:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Contactless Smart Cards http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131258/Contactless-Smart-Cards.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Contactless Smart Cards in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA), Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for...

2009-08-11 01:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ISMANING, Germany, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCM Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq: SCMM; Prime Standard, SMY), a leading provider of solutions for secure access, secure identity and secure exchange, is expanding its smart card reader product family with three new models that usher in a new era of compact, portable, personal devices. The new handheld, USB or Near Field Communication (NFC) connected readers are designed to be carried - on key rings, in pockets or...


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