RFID Hacking in the workplace/school

Excellent article on RFID scanning/hacking.

At my school, we have a very interesting system when it comes to buying lunch.

Instead of the fussier option of having to bring in lunch money in the form of cash everyday to pay for meals and snacks, we all have an RFID card that does two main things

  1. Let us open doors
  2. Act as a debit card for food

So naturally, when I came across a TedX video describing how easy and simple it is to pull off RDIF hacks, I decided to give it a try.

So I looked up RFID scanners. Here was the top result.


Slightly pricey. So I looked up cheap RFID scanners.


Still not the price range I was looking for. Then it hit me. Isn’t RFID the same thing (basically) as NFC? And doesn’t my phone have NFC?

Well it turns out there are hundreds of RFID scanning applications for Android that you…

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