Dallas Maxim has posted yet another highly useful application note to its website – application note 4029 looks at accessing smart cards(the cards used in banks,…).
While the text is a bit biased towards Dallas Maxim products(hey, its an application note); it nevertheless gives an excellent overview of the communications protocol used to communicate with smart cards. In case you feel like tinkering around, get the full scoop here:
The DS8007 and Smart Card Interface Fundamentals
P.s. TamsPalm denies all responsibility should this information be used for fraudulent purposes. In other words, folks, don’t get yourself into jail by hacking around with credit cards