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I use a smart card reader and I want to know if the reader is secure. How to sniff communication between card and card reader?

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  • Are you using a reader/writer where the card is put in?
    – tungsten
    Oct 1 '19 at 14:00
  • I think you want to capture and analyse the packets sent to host from a peripheral using a protocol analyser device. you will have to plug a interception hardware between both devices and configure the company-dependant software to use the hardware. It's no more than that.
    – tungsten
    Oct 1 '19 at 14:22
  • I want to capture communication between smart card reader and smart card
    – Juliet
    Oct 2 '19 at 14:17
  • Ah I'm almost there, there is a software tool that can do this github.com/crocs-muni/APDUPlay This tool takes "control" over the reader' driver communication with the card that is inbuilt in the reader itself (driver). It makes logging of PC/SC communication possible.
    – tungsten
    Oct 2 '19 at 15:06
  • Can you tell us whether it worked?
    – tungsten
    Oct 2 '19 at 15:24

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