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Hacked: The purloined smart card …

June 10, 2015

A friend reported an interesting – and very ironic – breach of credit card security.

She had one of the fancy new cards with an embedded chip intended to confound cyber-thieves.

In “normal” operations, no problems.


But, she encountered a truck-sized hole in the program .

Here’s what happened …