Security Techniques

MagSpoof – “wireless” credit card/magstripe spoofer

Samy Kamkar: MagSpoof: MagSpoof – “wireless” credit card/magstripe spoofer

  • Allows you to store all of your credit cards and magstripes in one device
  • Works on traditional magstripe readers wirelessly (no NFC/RFID required)
  • Can disable Chip-and-PIN (code not included)
  • Correctly predicts Amex credit card numbers + expirations from previous card number (code not included)
  • Supports all three magnetic stripe tracks, and even supports Track 1+2 simultaneously
  • Easy to build using Arduino or other common parts