NXP responds to NFC transit security hack

Researchers at Intrepidus Group have demonstrated how an Android NFC phone can be used to add value to a transit card without paying but, says NXP, the vulnerability is limited to transportation card issuers that haven’t upgraded from Mifare Ultralight to the newer Mifare Ultralight C technology. More







Entrust adds NFC to secure ID

Secure ID technology provider Entrust has added support for NFC and Bluetooth to its IdentityGuard authentication platform, enabling mobile phones to be used as corporate authentication devices... More


Trio of Sesames for NFC

Three NFC products have picked up Sesame awards at the Cartes trade show in Paris. NXP won the software category with its open source NFC host software stack for Android... More






Neotion and Alcineo add NFC to pay TV

Neotion's NFC CAM

The NFC CAM allows pay TV providers to give subscribers the ability to transfer content securely from TVs to NFC phones, tablets and other screens, without the risk of piracy or copyright theft. The system can also be used to provide advertisers with a way to issue coupons to viewers. More






NFC news in brief • 27 June 2011

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News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: Korea gets NFC Forum test lab • Verayo hires CTO from Apple • US Bank issues contactless EMV cards • SPVA releases secure payment device standards • Majority don’t trust mobile phone companies • 20m Visa contactless cards in UK by end of year • Groupon ties deals to loyalty cards • Identive appoints NFC VP • and more… More



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