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“Bumbling” NYPD contractor nearly infects fingerprint database with ransomware

The New York Police Department is blaming a “bumbling” contractor for a ransomware infection of roughly two dozen devices connected…

 

New datasets for biometric research on multimodal and interoperable performance launched by NIST

NIST has launched new datasets, consisting of fingerprint, facial photographs, and iris scans, to help biometrics researchers to evaluate the…

 

Amazon argues Alexa terms of service undercut biometric privacy claims as BIPA defenses considered

The terms of service provided by Amazon for its voice assistant Alexa specify the company’s policies for use and storage…

 

New deployments, products, and conference for biometrics in casinos

Casino group Novomatic has launched the Casino FlaminGo Skopje with fingerprint access control from its in-house developed Novomatic Biometric System…

 

Myanmar to introduce mandatory biometric data collection for massive national database

The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Myanmar has come up with a strategy to create a national database of…

 

Kaspersky introduces fake fingerprint ring to highlight biometric data security issues

To get around the theoretical problem of irrevocable biometric data being hacked, Kaspersky has teamed up with a jewelry designer…

 

Nymi biometric wearables bring continuous authentication to Xyntek enterprise platform

Xyntek Incorporated has partnered with Nymi to offer its pharmaceutical and life sciences customers biometric wearables for use with its…

 

New vehicles with biometrics features coming as auto access control market grows

The global market for vehicle access control will grow at a CAGR of 10.6 percent to 2025 to reach $17.3…

 

Researchers develop fingerprint technology to detect heroin use or contact

A group of researchers from the University of Surrey have developed an advanced fingerprint detection technology that can immediately tell…

 

U.S. Navy to save millions in paper costs with biometric signatures for recruitment forms

The U.S. Navy has begun using fingerprint biometrics to fill out the form of new recruits to the service, and…

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