Uploaded on May 24, 2010
Remember, you can't disconnect or remove the battery from your credit cards or passport. The phone was for demonstration since it would have been boring to watch my credit cards and passport . . . they are pretty passive!
Some options to consider for field expedient electronic shielding for electronic devices, credit cards, passports and devices with electronic RFID chips or transponders. Options include the Loksak Shield Sak, mylar food storage bags, mylar potato chip bags or a custom DIY aluminum foil pouch securely waterproof in a 6x6 Loksak Element Proof Bag.
Be aware that thieves use the same technology that reads a computer chip and processes your credit card payment at fast-pay or quick-swipe pay locations in new credit cards. This is called skimming. It is now available to thieves in the form of high-power, hand-held easily concealed skimming devices.
Your personal / business contacts and other personal information from your hand-held PDA, and other similar hand-held telephone style personal computer devices are at risk as well and can be downloaded by a beam of Infrared light.
Shield Sak Features
• Blocks all frequencies in the range of 400Mhz - 1Ghz
• Blocks all cell phone signals
• Made of cutting edge polyester taffeta infused with
• Military grade materials
Shield Sak Technical Specs
• Soft and flexible construction
• Easy to open
• Made in the USA
• Fits in 4x7 aLOKSAK for added waterproof protection
• Custom sizes available
WARNING: do your own testing and research!
Loksak Shield Sak
Faraday Cage Wiki
INSTRUCTABLES RFID WALLET
Make an RFID Wallet
How RFID Works
Boing Boing TV
How to hack RFID-enabled Credit Cards for $8
Click the link below to watch ethical hacker Chris Paget demonstrate a low-cost mobile device that surreptitiously reads and clones RFID tags embedded in United States passport cards and enhanced drivers' licenses. This is a very interesting video to watch and food for thought!
USNERDOC - PDF Archive