Month: February 2010

  • Cardpeek – open source tool to read the content of smartcards

    We’ve discovered a new open source project (lead by “L1L1”) that sounds promising. Cardpeek is a Linux tool to read the contents of ISO7816 smartcards. It uses a PC/SC reader to communicate with the card, and its GTK GUI represents card data is a tree view. Cardpeek list of supported cards is expandable thanks to […]

  • Create and read NFC tags with SpringCard NFC Tool and NFC Decoder

    NFC Tags in a nutshell An NFC Tag is a regular ISO 14443 card (either a memory card or a microprocessor-based smartcard), holding a specific content. Depending on this content, the “reader” will perform automatically a predefined action. Typical actions are : open a URL (Internet address), dial a number or send an SMS (if […]