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Security experts hack and refresh US transit cards with Android app

The researchers say they have identified a flaw in the paper-electronic ticketing systems used on the San Francisco Muni and New Jersey PATH networks. They say the transit authorities haven’t been using the basic security functionality of the NXP chips used in the cards.

Two researchers have created an Android app that they say can re-program certain NFC-enabled travel-cards, such as those used in the San Francisco Muni and New Jersey PATH transit system.

via Security experts hack and refresh US transit cards with Android app | ZDNet.

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