Please don't reply that I'll get butt cancer
Over the years, cards have been improved by the addition of a chip and an antenna, making their usage smarter and more effortless.
Credit and identification cards now have RFID technology embedded into them.
The Cardprotector is the most minimalist wallet in our collection.
High grade stainless steel and cast iron also perform well when they are thick enough, but who wants to carry a hundred pound wallet?
These passive transmitters lie dormant until activated by a nearby RFID reader that sends a strong radio current that powers them on and makes them send out their signal.
When the level feel unusually loose, you may have triggered the salamander mechanism.
This is a practice, also known as digital pickpocketing, where your cards are read, activated or copied from a distance.
What does the Cardprotector protect against?
You can recognise the Salamander lever on the base of the Cardprotector — it has two small plastic arms to the right of the lever.
It's zone archive chel worth the risk, especially considering 1 consumer reports tested that aluminum foil combined with duct tape is effective, and 2 calling cust service of the card issuer and requesting a non-RFID chipped card will get you a non-RFID card.
If the lever gets stuck when you pull it to eject your cards, try changing the order of your cards and straightening bent cards.