How Secure Is Your Smart Implant? University of Reading Researcher Investigates

Published: Jun 11, 2010

campustechnology -- Mark Gasson, the scientist who embedded a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip into his left hand, then deliberately introduced a virus to the chip, has more than malware to deal with right now. A member of the faculty in the School of Systems Engineering at the University of Reading in the United Kingdom, Gasson has been interviewed on BBC News; quoted in Business Week, CNET, and Wired; tagged under "madscience" on Gizmodo; and derided by a senior technology consultant at a security firm as performing "shonky research."

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