Decoding employee RFID tags, let the fun commence

Plant Engineering wanted to include RFID scanners on new equipment but no one had looked at the feasibility of doing this so I saw a small chance for a side project and a play with Python. All employee passes are embedded with RFID and this is used for clocking in and also door access across the sites. Using a relatively cheap ID-12SLA RFID reader and a python script i was able to not only read the hex string contained in the card but also decode the unique number which is printed on the card. [Read More]
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