|Apple Hacker Charlie Miller To Demo Dangers of NearField ...|
An anonymous reader writes"Apple's hacker nemesis Charlie Miller, who the company banned from its app store developer program, apparently hasn't been waiting around for his suspension to be lifted. His latest pet project is hacking near-field communications (NFC), and at Black Hat USA in Vegas this month, he will demonstrate the dangers of using your smartphone to pay your cab fare. (But when his Apple 'sentence' is up, look out)."
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By Kelly Jackson Higgins
Charlie Miller won't be exposing any new security holes in Apple products at Black Hat USA this year. Instead, the renowned researcher will show just how dangerous it can be to pay cabfare with your mobile device, as he demonstrates vulnerabilities he discovered in emerging near-field communications (NFC) technology. read more