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How Can I Tell if My Wallet is RFID Protected?

RFID has become the new standard when it comes to many different plastic cards and identification tools. RFID signals are now often used for bank cards, credit cards, passports, bus passes, identification tags, and much more. Yes, the use of RFID has made the world move much faster, as technology often does, but it also […]

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How to Make an RFID Blocking Wallet

We live in an age of electronics. First we went from using cash to cards, and now those cards, such as credit cards, use RFID chips to make wireless transactions. This is what tapping your credit card on a card reader is. Your credit card has an RFID frequency chip which a reader can read, […]

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How to Test RFID Blocking

RFID chips are built into countless credit and debit cards, passports, identity cards, access control hardware and many other privacy technologies. A radio identification chipset is integrated into an object which can be either self-powered or run off a battery. RFID tagging remains idle and as soon as an RFID reader comes near, the reader […]

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Do I Need RFID Protection for My Passport?

If you read or watch the news you may have come across stories of people whose lives have been turned upside down, due to identity fraud. One way this can potentially happen is by personal details being stolen, and one scenario where this might occur is by someone scanning your passport and stealing the data […]

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Do Passports Have RFID?

The simple answer to the question, ‘Do passports have RFID?’ is yes, provided that passport was issued after 2007. The RFID chip will be in the front cover. Now if you are wondering what this all means, in the article to follow we will try to explain it as simply and succinctly as possible. One […]

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Does Aluminum Foil Block RFID?

It is more than likely that many people have used RFID multiple times but may not have realized what it was called. More alarmingly there are countless people who do not realize that RFID technology carries risks in terms of personal data and information being stolen by unscrupulous people. In this article, we will cover […]

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Does My Credit Card Have RFID?

Identity theft and credit card fraud are often in the news, and many people are worried that they will be victims of these financial crimes at some point in their lives. Even if the money is eventually returned to you, it can leave you in some awkward situations with bills and loans that need paying […]

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