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RFID Scanners: Can Metal Protect?

by Bacle2
Tags: metal, protect, rfid, scanners
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Bacle2
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May4-12, 01:40 PM
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Hi, All:

Sorry if this is not the right forum.

I was just reading that the information in one's wallet can be stolen using an

RFID scanner. Also, metal , aluminum supposedly can be used to protect, i.e.,

I assume, block the signal from coming into the wallet. Is this all correct?
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shpongle
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May4-12, 05:16 PM
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"Also, metal , aluminum supposedly can be used to protect, i.e., I assume, block the signal from coming into the wallet. Is this all correct? "

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_shielding


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