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A new OnePlus 7 biometric exploit to worry about

The fingerprint biometric component on Android OnePlus 7s is presenting another security headache for the phones’ makers. An article from…

 

Biometric features in Android 11 give developers more authentication security options

New biometric features in Android 11 are making it easier for developers to choose the most convenient authentication methods, instead…

 

Google, Apple announce biometric security upgrades for operating systems

Plenty of exciting security upgrades are expected this year for both Android and iOS. As Google is introducing upgraded biometrics…

 

Google tapping into Autofill biometric authentication for passwords, payments

Google’s recently released Android 8.0 Oreo now supports Autofill API by letting third-party password managers insert in applications users’ passwords…

 

Samsung adds Android 10 support for Google’s Biometric API in S9 devices

Samsung has updated its iris scanner feature in some Galaxy S9 and Note9 devices, making it compatible with Google’s Biometric…

 

Android eID API support launched by Qualcomm, 5G smartphone biometrics provided by Goodix

Qualcomm’s new mobile Snapdragon System-on-Chips (SoCs) will be the first to be integrated with Android Identity Credential APIs and included…

 

Google Pixel 4 not for sale in India, facial recognition works with closed eyes

Google’s Pixel 4 will not be available on the Indian market due to critical biometric components that operate on a…

 

New Iris ID time and attendance device features dual biometric iris and face recognition

Iris ID launched IrisTime, a customizable biometric time and attendance platform, at the Human Resources Technology Conference & Expo this…

 

Veriff releases NFC identity verification tool for biometric passports

Online identity verification system Veriff has released a near-field communication (NFC) verification tool to validate ePassport-compatible IDs, writes HelpNet Security….

 

New technologies for finger vein, voice, and facial biometrics unveiled

Several newly-announced technologies could increase the accessibility of biometrics for different use cases, including internet log-ins, browser-based interactions with contact…

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