Monday, 7 September 2015

Mobile NFC security white paper

This new white paper gives an overview of the state-of-the-art of mobile NFC security and analyses the balance between the risks, mitigation and functional requirements of using HCE for mobile payments. A must-read for anyone working in related sectors.

Monday, 8 June 2015

Java Card 3.0.5 released

Oracle released JC 3.0.5, including support for Java 7 and 8 and a new Eclipse development plugin. This is great news, but to my knowledge no card vendors currently sell smart cards that support Java Card 3.

Friday, 12 September 2014

Useful JCOP Tools site has a good wiki with tips and tricks how to use JCOP Tools simulator etc. in scripts.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

MIFARE Classic Tool

A free, open source Android app from heaven for NFC developers: MCT. Discussion here. MCT allows exporting and importing tag data and keys in a fast and intuitive way (most well-known factory keys are included!). Other functions include value and access condition calculators.

Monday, 26 May 2014

Random Oracle

Useful blog about smart cards, mobile NFC, etc.