[funsec] "Safest ever" passport is not fit for purpose

Col colweb at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 02:39:19 CST 2007

On 3/5/07, Cornali Remo <Remo.Cornali at rcs.it> wrote:
> http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23387681-details/'Safest+ever
> '+passport+is+not+fit+for+purpose/article.do
> [snip]

Unbelievable. - from the article -

Last night a Home Office spokesman said: "We do not believe it would
be possible to successfully forge a new passport by doing this.

"The security around the UK passport chip prevents anyone changing or
deleting any of the data or information on the chip, which is what is
required to successfully forge a passport."

They are still this stupid/dump/blind after all this time?


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