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Identity fraud costs Australian government billions

Fraud costs the Australian government about $4 billion a year, according to the country’s Attorney General. In Victoria, a region that…

 

Fingerprint scanners to boost mobile security

The Apple bid to acquire AuthenTec further boosts its chances of outfitting the iPad with a fingerprint reader. However, some groups do not…

 

Slow fingerprint checks cost Canadians work opportunities

Civil fingerprint checks are costing jobless Canadian citizens a chance to work. The system is so backed up that a…

 

AuthenTec investor challenges Apple takeover in court

An unhappy investor has filed a legal suit against AuthenTec, claiming that the company has been remiss in its duty…

 

U.S. Supreme Court will review DNA collection law

The U.S. Supreme Court indicated that it would probably review whether police in Maryland could collect DNA samples from people…

 

Kuwait to extend biometric security to all ports

Kuwait’s Interior Ministry will implement the second phase of its fingerprint system at all land and seaports, according to the Al-Shahed…

 

Pakistani agency wants biometrics for elections

Tariq Malik, Chairman of Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), argued in an interview on Pakistan Television that the…

 

NY state leaders want Medicaid fraud technology bill

The repeated death in the New York State Assembly of an anti-fraud Medicaid Bill has prompted Tonawanda City Mayor Ron…

 

BIO-key scores high in NIST evaluation

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Proprietary Fingerprint Template II (PFT II) Evaluation measures the performance of fingerprint…

 

South African welfare agency issues biometric MasterCards

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has teamed up with MasterCard in a bid to offer its clients biometric…

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