Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A Small Product To Ensure A Little Peace Of Mind

Identity theft, we've all heard about it. It's something to take very seriously. Part of the problem comes from thieves stealing your credit and debit card information using RFID technology.

RFID, or radio frequency identification technology has been around for a while, but it is easier now for people to conceal having it. Small devices can be carried and concealed easily to read the info on your cards without you or anyone else knowing about it. The bad guys are pretty darn sneaky and will do all they can to get all they can! All they have to do is walk by you with their small device and in a matter of seconds they have your info!

An estimated one-third of all existing Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards have an embedded radio frequency identification (RFID Chip) that carries financial and personal data, which digital thieves can steal in seconds. It's called Digital Pickpocketing! Using digital readers they buy off the internet for about $100, unscrupulous people, without ever touching you, can steal your name, account number, card expiration date and other information off your card, while it's tucked away safely in your wallet.

BLOCKIT RFID Products has made some RFID Blocking Sleeves to help protect your info from getting into the wrong hands so easily.

These are just 2 of the 6 designs that are in the package sold by BLOCKIT RFID.

Each BLOCKIT Sleeve is engineered using 3 performance layers. There is a layer of aluminum material that blocks 13.56MHz frequencies, a copper substrate layer that blocks all 125kHz, while the outer layer is a glossy paper with an attractive full color floral design. (The company has other designs available too)

The cards fit in the sleeves on the side, which makes it much easier to take cards out and put back in. The sleeves are a snug fit to the cards, but they are supposed to be. The sleeves also fit into any standard slot in a wallet, well at least all the ones I tried in our house.  I assume they would fit all wallet slots just fine. I will say in one of my wallets it was very snug and took a bit to get the sleeves back out, but it was top loading so was not going to be a problem for me.

To me, having these sleeves is a nice feeling of security. I don't have much to be stolen, but I do want what I have to be safe. It's too hard to come by to lose! These RFDI Blocking Sleeves can give you a small bit of peace of mind. With your credit or debit cards tucked inside them and then inside your wallet, it makes it much harder for those bad guys out there to take what is yours!

You can purchase your own BLOCKIT RFID Blocking Sleeves HERE! The company also offers the sleeves in several other design options.

The reviewer has been compensated with receiving the product free in order to bring you an honest review. All opinions are those of the reviewer.

1 comment:

  1. Great review of the product. Very thorough and informative. Thank you.