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Flaws found in USCIS RFID card production systems


Threatpost - (International) A report released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found several significant security issues in the system used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to produce RFID-enabled identification cards. The OIG report found that almost all workstations in the system were missing 6 years' worth of Java patches and an Oracle database server was missing 22 patches.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:36