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Sniffing out the fakes – Google files patent apps for fingerprint and voice liveness

Google has filed a pair of patent applications for software capable of detecting spoofed voice and fingerprint biometrics that could…

Nov 17, 2023

Reports show modest passkey uptake as new products launch 

Reports show findings on the prospect of passkey uptake for businesses, while Bitwarden password manager and Google’s new Titan Security…

Oct 27, 2023

Biometrics pros school Google on Android PAD specs

Google is taking criticism for its new biometric specifications for Android devices, which allow an error rate of up to…

Oct 10, 2023

Google makes passkeys default authentication system in turn to biometrics

Google introduced a new feature earlier this year that allows users to sign into their accounts using passkeys. After receiving…

Oct 5, 2023

Pixel 8 boasts improved biometrics with Face Unlock

Upgraded face authentication on Google’s new phone will allow users to verify sign-in to apps and make payments. According to…

Sep 8, 2023

Some big names sweated a hot summer with biometric privacy court cases

It’s a brand-name roundup of biometric information privacy lawsuits today, with Clearview AI, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon battling in court…

Aug 18, 2023

Algorithm for repelling future quantum data raids proposed by Google

Google says there is “a clear path” to protecting public key cryptography against the moment when quantum computers are used…

Aug 9, 2023

Google patents under-display camera for its Pixel smartphone

Google has filed a patent that describes a new under-display front-facing camera that could be used in its Pixel smartphone….

Jun 29, 2023

VC, Alphabet fund development of AML products

Internal and external investment in digital identity-based, crime-curbing AI continues. Venture fund Notion Capital has put $11 million into fintech…

Jun 19, 2023

Password managers roll out passkeys for Android, biometrics for Windows

Password manager app Dashlane is set to introduce third-party passkey support for Android 14 users. Passkeys are a type of…

Jun 9, 2023

Coughers identified in algorithm study

It is a development that begs the question, what bodily function will not be turned into a biometric identifier. Researchers…

Jun 8, 2023

Google Photos now suggesting names when no face visible

It may not exactly be back-of-the-head recognition, or male-pattern-baldness biometrics, but Google Photos appears to have developed a way to…

Jun 7, 2023

Google Wallet rolls out mDL support and prepares more digital identity use cases

Google Wallet users in certain U.S. states will now be able to store digital identities on their phones. From today…

Jun 7, 2023

4 digital identity vendors talk up their passkey efforts

It is getting harder to avoid knowledge about passkeys. This week alone, four vendors including Meta announced passkey capabilities in…

May 5, 2023

Having slayed Samsung in patent dispute, biometrics firm targets Google, Microsoft

A little-known company has filed two infringement lawsuits one each for Google and Microsoft claiming they stole intellectual property underlying…

May 3, 2023

Google introduces passkey sign-in with farewell note to passwords

As of May 3, 2023, Google users can opt to secure their accounts using passkeys rather than passwords, according to…

Mar 22, 2023

Here in my car, I can listen to you: voice assistants make noise in the automotive sector

A world in which people talk to their cars is getting ever closer, as automakers and artificial intelligence (AI) firms…

Feb 28, 2023

cetecom advanced accredited for Android biometric standards testing

Smartcard testing and certification service provider cetecom advanced has been accredited as a Google partner for Android Biometric Security Testing….

Feb 9, 2023

Chrome Password Manager now supports face, fingerprint biometric security

Google has announced several new security features to the Chrome browser, including one to enable users to leverage a computer’s…

Jan 30, 2023

Locking incognito tabs with biometrics and pulling out a key ring to log on – new security

A couple advances in securing one’s data have been introduced, although one just does not feel like an advance. Google…

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Biometrics will Challenge the Security and Privacy of Social Networking

Privacy protection will become increasingly critical once biometrics are integrated into personal computing profiles. Currently, biometrics are mostly the domain…

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