The inventor of RSA’s famous SecurID dongle has sued (PDF) Apple and Visa, alleging that both Apple Pay and Visa infringe four patents he owns.
Kenneth Weiss was the founder and CEO of Security Dynamics, the company that created the SecurID token used around the world to access secure computer networks.
That company ultimately acquired RSA Security and took its name, then was bought by EMC.
Weiss left the company in 1996.
By 2011, he had founded a new company, Universal Secure Registry, where he was working on mobile phone security.
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