NFC Edge Cases and Past Transgressions
Fri, 15 Apr 2016

First of all, if Fallout Boy wants to use this title for one of their songs, please contact my agent. Second, and more importantly, the Vancouver metro system was/is affected by a bug that can be exploited to grant free rides to anyone with an NFC smartphone. We as a security community have know about this since 2012 when Corey and I discovered, disclosed, and presented the bug. There was a lot of press surrounding our disclosure: