Potential Danger: NFC Smartphones and Contactless Credit Cards

If you own a smartphone which has Near Field Communication (NFC) feature and contactless credit cards, you’d better use credit card shield, and smart phone anti-virus software.

Electronic pickpocket apps
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=7fVuX7Pl4-Q

RFID Credit Card Protector – DIY project
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyVeKdNDZ5M

RFID proof a Mighty Wallet (How to)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9YgoMN4dK0&feature=related

How to disable RFID chip in credit or debit cards
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e52WfJgXuXE&feature=related

HTC One X – Check Oyster Card Balance with NFC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0-f5E1EOAM
Protect Your ID with Tyvek RFID-Shielding Envelopes
http://the-gadgeteer.com/2010/12/22/protect-your-id-with-tyvek-rfid-shielding-envelopes/

List of NFC-enabled handsets
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_NFC-enabled_handsets
http://www.nfcworld.com/nfc-phones-list/
http://www.nfctags.com/nfc-phones

 

How to program an NFC tag with your Android device
http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57370478-285/how-to-program-an-nfc-tag-with-your-android-device/

MasterCard Bets On NFC: Releases PayPass Developer Toolkit For Android, BlackBerry Platforms
http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/17/mastercard-bets-on-nfc-releases-paypass-developer-toolkit-for-android-blackberry-platforms/

Building a NFC enabled Android application with PhoneGap
http://phonegap.com/2011/09/26/building-an-nfc-enabled-android-application-with-phonegap/

NFC on Android – Near Field Communication
http://www.slideshare.net/hansamann/nfc-on-android-near-field-communication

 

Good NFC Applications

Google Wallet
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.walletnfcrel&hl=en