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RFID Sleeves for Credit Cards and Passports - Stops “Electronic Pickpocketing”
Value Pack Includes
- (9) Credit Card Sleeves
- (2) Full Sized Passport Sleeves
RFID Security Sleeve Features
- Blocks RFID frequency from reading your cards or passport.
- Prevents high tech "electronic pick-pockets" from obtaining your personal information with special RFID scanners.
- Help prevent identity theft by keeping your information safe from thieves.
- Outer layer made of tear and rip-proof, puncture resistant, water-proof Dupont™ Tyvek®.
- Protects your card/passport from wear, abrasions, scratches, moisture, and liquids.
- Inner layer made of a special metal alloy that blocks RFID waves and frequencies.
- Super thin open ended with a thumb cut out for easy access to your card or passport
These are the same RFID Blocking Credit Card Sleeves that you've seen on TV news reports which stop “electronic pickpocketing.”
Did you know that most credit cards, driver's licenses, transit cards, government identification cards, school, hospital, and company identification cards, all passports and passport cards have a Radio-Frequency-Identification chip embedded inside them? These chips carry your personal information.
Thieves can easily purchase RFID scanners online or build their own to steal your information right through your regular purse or wallet up to 10 feet away from you! They just need to walk past you with a handheld scanner to capture your personal information. RFID blocking technology has been tested and approved by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. They help protect you from identity theft by preventing communication with an RFID reader while the card is in its RFID Blocking Sleeve.
RFID Blocking Sleeves Protect RFID Enabled:
Contactless Credit Cards
RFID Enabled Drivers Licenses
US Passport Cards
Most public transportation cards
Government PIV ID cards
Hospital, School, and Company ID Cards
Department of Defense CACs
RFID chips embedded in passports and passport cards allow authorities, government employee and vendors (like airlines) to scan your passport quickly during boarding and passport stations – some of which can scan your information from a distance to make border crossing a little faster.
That's the good news about RFID, however, if you do not protect your credit cards, identification cards, or passports your information can be stolen with the same technology.
Does Your US Passport Contain the RFID Chip?
The cover to the right is a photograph of what the new cover of the US e-passport which contains the RFID chip looks like. Note the logo on the bottom of the cover.
The above picture is the universal RFID
RFID Credit Cards and Passport Sleeves are Easy and Inexpensive to Use
Each RFID Secure Sleeve is designed will hold one credit card or ID card. Simply place your credit card in the wafer thin RFID protection sleeve - which is slim enough that you can put your shielded card right back in your wallet where you normally keep it.
Prevents "Electronic Pickpocketing" of RFID Chips Embedded in new Credit Cards and Drivers Licenses
RFID Blocking Credit Card and Passport Secure Sleeves Protect
- Debit or Credit Card
MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. All have begun shipping cards that have contactless smart-card systems.
- U.S. Passports and U.S. Passport Cards
Due to a federal mandate, as of October 26, 2006, all U.S. passports and passport cards are equipped with contactless chips.
- US Permanent Resident (green) Card
Due to a federal mandate, as of October 26, 2006, all US Permanent Resident Green Cards are equipped with contactless chips.
- TWIC Card
The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) contains an RFID chip. Personal information including fingerprint templates can be read from the RFID chip.
- Employer ID/Proximity Card
Many companies now have contactless access cards for entry into secure buildings and gates as well as for accessing secure computer systems.
- Enhanced Driver’s License
Many states are beginning to issue enhanced driver’s licenses with integrated long-range RFID chips. Our Secure Sleeve products will block these licenses from being read at a distance.
- Government Employee PIV Card
Because of federal mandate HSPD-12, all government agencies are required to start issuing standard cards with a contactless interface as of October 26, 2006.
Electronic Pickpocket Protection FAQ
What card types will the sleeves shield, and what card types will the product not shield?
The patented RFID Blocking Credit Card and Passport Sleeves are designed to shield all contactless credit cards, passports, drivers licenses, ISO 14443A/B and EPC Gen1/Gen2 contactless smart cards; any contactless card that operates at 13.56 Mhz and above. It does not shield non-smart cards (older 125khz proximity cards). On cards that include a secondary 125 kHz antenna added for backward compatibility, only the new 13.56 Mhz interface is shielded. The 13.56 Mhz interface is generally the only one with personal data.
What card types are NOT protected by RFID card shields?
RFID Shields DO NOT shield these types of cards:
- Older "prox" cards, HID 125 kHz. Includes: ProxCard II, ISOProx II, DuoProx II, Smart ISOProx II, Smart DuoProxII, ProxCard Plus
- Indala FlexISO, FLexCard, Flex Tag Below is a list of the card types that are shielded and ones that are not shielded by the Secure Badgeholder and Secure Sleeve.
RFID Sleeve Product Specifications
FIPS 201 Approved by the US Government as Electromagnetically Opaque Shield
Each RFID Sleeve holds one ISO7810 ID-1 form-factor contactless Smart Card
Shields ISO 14443/15693 and EPC Gen 1/Gen 2 contactless smart cards and RFID tags
Weather and water resistant
Puncture and tear resistant
Model No. IDSHTVSLEEVES
UPC No. 84756200006
Video Demonstration of How RFID Blocking Sleeves Work