Is it Time to have RFID Protected Physical Wallets?

In the modern world, keeping safe is now evolving from just keeping an eye on your purchases and your physical wallet to being aware of unseen digital risks too. I recently saw a wallet in a retail store that included a feature I had never before seen: radio frequency identification (RFID) protection.

On the side of the wallet’s box was a description of what this RFID protection is all about:

“This item is made with a special lining that acts as a protective shield for ID and credit cards. It can help to prevent hackers from accessing the information contained on the microchip.”

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Do You Need RFID Protection for Your Real Wallet?

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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