Court rules that preventing violation of RFID chip security flaw research would violate freedom of expression for Dutch University.
Brenno de Winter was identified as a suspect after telling the public about how Holland's new transit chip card system could be defrauded.
Brenno de Winter says case is hindering his writing about smart-card security and other security news and restricting his travel.
Vulnerability in the security key that protects the card could allow eavesdropping on phone conversations, fraudulent purchases, or impersonation of the handset's owner, a security researcher warns.
Researchers clone public transit cards in London to demonstrate vulnerabilities in the Mifare Classic smartcard used for transit and work access systems worldwide.
Dutch scientific paper and German research provides enough information for someone to make fake transit cards by exploiting a vulnerability in RFID smart card technology.
French firm offers stickers that can turn your mobile phone into a contactless payment device for making purchases and accessing buildings and transit systems.
Controversial speakers and the addition of the "wall of sheep" from Defcon should make for a hot time in Las Vegas this year.
Speaker at hacker conference warns about security risks inherent in everyday electronics and suggests taking a hammer to your passport.
Smart card security research lands Dutch University in court on Thursday as NXP Semiconductors attempts to keep details of its products' security holes private.