Kristen @ Depaul University in Chicago
My name is Kristen. I am attending Depaul University in Chicago. With the incredible depth of exploitation that RFID/EM data transfer and authentication protocols have gone through in such a short time, and in somewhat surprising ways (the degree of the wireless behavior of magnetic swipe readers when subjected to a tightly controlled EM signal in close proximity), I'm beginning a research project to determine functional reason behind each currently known exploit as well as the specific domain along the relevant parameters that it remains valid for. (e.g.how does wireless interference affect the response when introduced to the swipe reader). I find hardware vulnerabilities to be really thrilling these days and with the new chips becoming almost ubiquitous overnight, I think it is important that there is solid, sourced, and researched information published on the minutia and nuance of all possible exploits.