road toll transponder hacked

Eugen Leitl eugen at
Thu Aug 28 04:49:20 EDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 12:16:23PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:

> Finally, the transponders may not matter much longer; OCR on license
> plates is getting that good.  As has already been mentioned, the 407
> ETR road in Toronto already relies on this to some extent; it won't be
> too much longer before the human assist is all but unneeded. is in operation in entire
Germany. It does OCR on all license plates (also used for police
purposes in realtime, despite initial vigorous denial) but currently 
is only used for truck toll.

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