Your Passport's Complex Security Tech, Explained By Forgery Pros 

The passport is a bizarre and unique object. Think about it: The goal is to put it in the hands of millions upon millions of people—and for none of them to ever understand the technology that's at work in their wallets. » 2/05/15 11:30am 2/05/15 11:30am

Man is stuck in South Korea after his kid doodled all over his passport

A Chinese man and his four-year-old son are apparently stuck in South Korea because his son used his old man's passport as a drawing book. Seriously. While on vacation, the kid started doodling over his Dad's passport, decorating it with human-ish and animal-ish figures, a lot of scribbles and some added flair. Cute! » 5/30/14 7:40pm 5/30/14 7:40pm

WD's My Passport Essential Hard Drives Get 5 Limited Edition Designs

WD's new 500GB Limited Edition My Passport Essential hard drives boast automatic backup, password protection, and will serve as your passport for a far-off land where graphic design is the only law. $120 at Best Buy and [WD] » 7/22/10 9:28am 7/22/10 9:28am

Scary Video: RFID Passports Secretly Copied on a Lovely Sunday Drive

If you have an RFID-lojacked passport but don't keep it in a faraday cage wallet, this video of Chris Paget's war-driving exploits—plucking information off them from afar—should make you think real hard about it. » 2/02/09 3:20pm 2/02/09 3:20pm

E-Passports Can Be Hacked and Cloned in Minutes

Tests conducted for the UK's Times Online have concluded that the new high-tech e-passports being distributed around the world can be hacked and cloned within minutes. A computer researcher proved it by cloning the chips in two British passports and then implanting digital images of Osama bin Laden and a suicide… » 8/06/08 7:00pm 8/06/08 7:00pm

How To Disable the RFID Chip in U.S. Passports

Beginning January 1 all United States issued passports will include a little RFID chip that has all of your delicious information embedded. The passports with said RFID chips are clearly marked on the front, and the RFID chip is in the back. There is only one fool-proof method to destroying the RFID chip to prevent… » 12/26/06 4:26pm 12/26/06 4:26pm

Electronic RFID Passports

Those silly terrorists. They may be handy with their guns and bombs, but they will never be able to hack the Gibson and compromise the new electronic RFID passports that will be in affect by October 2006. They wont be eliminating passports all together, they will be embedding an RFID contactless chip into the passport… » 10/27/05 10:53am 10/27/05 10:53am