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Hackers target biometric selfie and ID document check popularity with new phishing attacks

The rapid rise in popularity of identity verification services based on biometric selfie and ID document checks has given rise…

 

Chinese researchers reveal method to bypass biometric fingerprint scanners in smartphones

Chinese security researchers from X-Lab security at Tencent challenged fingerprint security in a presentation at the GeekPwn 2019 conference in…

 

Airline e-ticket systems’ vulnerabilities could compromise PII to hackers

Eight airline’s e-ticketing systems can expose passengers’ Personally Identifiable Information (PII) through a vulnerability using website links that are “easily…

 

Cybersecurity predictions for 2019

As a digital technology, biometrics are almost always bound up in some way with cybersecurity. With that in mind, Biometric…

 

Hackers beware: passive biometrics is turning the tables on cybercrime

This is a guest post by Robert Capps, vp and authentication strategist at NuData Security, a Mastercard company. Halloween or…

 

DHS works to strengthen election security on heels of bipartisan legislation

What one congressional observer called, “a day late and a dollar short,” the bipartisan Prevent Election Hacking Act of 2018…

 

Juniper Research predicts 146 billion digital records will be stolen by 2023

The number of digital records stolen by cybercriminals will increase by 175 percent from 12 billion in 2018 to 33…

 

Japan professor reveals that exposing fingertips in photo could result in ID theft

A Japanese professor has discovered that people could potentially open themselves up to identity theft if they show their fingertips…

 

House oversight committee OPM breach report calls for zero trust model, empowered CIOs

House Oversight Committee Republicans blasted the US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Wednesday in a report on the 2014-2015 theft…

 

Comelec says no biometrics data leaked in database breach

Yesterday, the Philippines Commission on Elections (Comelec) said that fingerprints, signatures, and photos were not included in the recent hacking…

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