Financial identity is *dangerous*? (was re: Fake companies, real money)
eugen at leitl.org
Sat Oct 23 16:41:55 EDT 2004
On Sat, Oct 23, 2004 at 06:58:26PM +1300, Aaron Whitehouse wrote:
> That would seem to me a more realistic expectation on consumers who are
> going to have, before too long, credit cards that fit that description
> and quite possibly the readers to go with them.
No, that's going to be the mobile phone. These already come with smartcards;
unfortunately their security is really lousy, so a secure pathway into the
secure crypto compartment for PIN entry is required.
In practice, no one is going to give a damn, until PIN-harvesting Bluetooth &
Co worms will result in palpable loss for the institutions.
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