All newly issued U.S. passports and many credit cards now include an RFID chip (radio frequency identification data) with personal information that broadcast's your personal information up to 30 feet away. Carry this wallet to impede RFID transmission range and help protect your identity from wireless hackers. The RFID-blocking shielding in its shell, carry this case to block unauthorized scanning of the radio frequency ID chip that all newly issued U.S. passports and many credit cards contain. The passport case is designed so the passport doesn't have to be removed to be scanned when needed. Includes passport window and four card slots. Leather trim adds classic style.Travelon secures your credit cards and passports with a wallet that effectively blocks RFID transmissions. RFID passports have a serious defect - they can be read and possibly altered remotely. While this is difficult and expensive to do with today's technology, it can easily be done by people with sufficient motivation. A perfect gift for any traveler with an RFID passport who doesn't want their identity stolen.