Didier Stevens

Monday 4 May 2009

Quickpost: Using Your Poken as a Lowcost LF RFID Detector

Filed under: Hardware,Quickpost,RFID — Didier Stevens @ 0:01

Here’s an alternate use for your Poken: use it to detect 125 kHz RFID readers. Its led will blink red when you bring it next to a LF RFID reader (125 kHz). It will not react with a 13.56 MHz reader; and I haven’t tested with a 134.2 kHz reader.


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  3. it’s a pity that all our systems @work use mifare (13,56 MHz). 😉

    Comment by Stefan — Tuesday 7 July 2009 @ 13:19

  4. @Stefan I’ve another one: https://blog.didierstevens.com/2009/05/19/another-lowcost-rfid-detector/

    Comment by Didier Stevens — Tuesday 7 July 2009 @ 13:25

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