Biometrics

08.14.19
Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints
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Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints

The system is used by banks, police and defence companies.

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07.29.19
United Airlines offers easier biometric clearance for frequent flyers
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United Airlines offers easier biometric clearance for frequent flyers

The Clear deal is faster, but are you willing to share biometric info?

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07.04.19
UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate
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UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate

But officials inside the Metropolitan Police say otherwise.

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03.04.19
The web just got an official password-free login standard
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The web just got an official password-free login standard

WebAuthn can sign you in with a fingerprint or security key.

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01.30.19
US prisons are reportedly creating 'voice print' databases
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US prisons are reportedly creating 'voice print' databases

Hundreds of thousands of incarcerated people have had their voice added to the biometric database.

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01.15.19
US judge rules that feds can't force fingerprint or face phone unlocks
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US judge rules that feds can't force fingerprint or face phone unlocks

All logins are equal, regardless of whether they're a passcode or a biometric unlock.

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12.28.18
Hackers defeat vein authentication by making a fake hand
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Hackers defeat vein authentication by making a fake hand

Security researchers used 2,500 pictures of a hand to create an exact model out of wax.

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