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What Type of RFID Cards can be Easily Cloned by Hardware Available on the Market?

Mackiewicz, Andrzej (2020) What Type of RFID Cards can be Easily Cloned by Hardware Available on the Market? Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The technology used at the end of ‘40s has advanced, but the security of the RFID has not improved much since. There are still many vulnerabilities that enable accessing information from different types of tags or cards and this thesis addresses those available on the market. RFID systems – tags, sensors, readers, middleware and applications are trying to solve specific business needs. This technology is used in almost everything - from books, clothing and parts of aircraft to medicine and many other environments. The general lack of understanding and awareness leads to confusion about what it is, its capabilities and limitations. This document makes its contribution to the access control, which are badges that are used to access office buildings. Many people expose their identity badges, but forgetting about hackers that might want to steal their identity. This thesis presents different card types and shows their classifications - the problem of exposing badges concerns academic, private, and public life. There are tools on the market that enable to clone them. This research shows how easy it is to clone the latest version of the badges used by companies and colleges in 2020.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science

Q Science > QA Mathematics > Computer software > Computer Security
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Computer software > Computer Security
Divisions: School of Computing > Master of Science in Cyber Security
Depositing User: Dan English
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2021 19:18
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2021 19:18
URI: http://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/4524

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