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MIT students to help Boston secure subway fare system

Transit authority and students it sued will work together to fix weaknesses in Boston's subway fare collection system now that lawsuit over RFID card hacking research has been dropped.

By December 23, 2008


CNET News Daily Podcast: Subway cards now easily hackable

Protecting yourself from subway card hacks; a possible battery change for Apple's iPhone; and corporate restructuring at AMD.

By October 7, 2008


Judge leaves gag order intact on subway card-hacking students

In a setback to Electronic Frontier Foundation, judge postpones decision on whether three MIT students can reveal "information" about security problems in Boston subway cards.

By August 14, 2008


Massachusetts: We want to meet with MIT subway-hacking students

State transit authority says it's reviewing the Defcon presentation prepared by three students it sued, and wants to meet with them before deciding whether to continue with a federal lawsuit.

By August 11, 2008


Judge orders halt to Defcon speech on subway card hacking

Federal judge grants the state of Massachusetts' request to prevent three MIT students from giving a presentation about hacking smartcards used in the Boston subway system.

By August 9, 2008


Beijing subway upgrade ends paper tickets

The days of tissue-thin tickets collected by human attendants are over in Beijing's underground. Riders are now greeted by electronic ticketing with automatic gates.

By June 10, 2008


Shanghai subway may expand into neighboring province

Shanghai's transit system is already admired as a model in China, with its expanding metro map, the maglev super-express train to the Pudong airport, and high ridership in the bus network.

By May 27, 2008


Retro metro - the legendary New York subway map is back!

The 1972 New York subway map is back! Massimo Vignelli, the man behind this graphic design classic, was asked by Men's Vogue to update his legendary map for the magazine's May issue, reflecting more than 30 years' worth of changes.

By May 3, 2008


Getting into the YouTube jam on the Beijing subway (video)

Getting into the YouTube jam on the Beijing subway

By February 20, 2008


Agency charts Web as ginormous subway map

Get the Internet in map form

By February 1, 2008