10:03 a.m. CST, December 3, 2010
It all centers around radio frequency identification technology, or RFID.
You'll find it in everything from your passports to credit and debit cards.
It's supposed to make paying for things faster and easier.
You just wave the card, and you've paid.
But now some worry it's also making life easier for crooks trying to rip you off.
In a crowd, Walt Augustinowicz blends right in.
And that's the problem.
"If I'm walking through a crowd, I get near people's back pocket and their wallet, I just need to be this close to it and there's my credit card and expiration date on the screen," says Augustinowicz demonstrating how easily cards containing RFID can be hacked.
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