RFID Access Vulnerability

It's July. Which means the press is saturated with pre-Black Hat vulnerability announcements. Like this one on RFID:

LONG-RANGE RFID HACKING TOOL TO BE RELEASED AT BLACK HAT

So... this says you can do PROX from a meter away, and PROX is an...

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