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Selfies for sale: Stolen data for biometric spoofs available on mainstream internet

Some advice about biometrics from a fraudster discovered by Montreal-based cybersecurity firm Flare Systems: “Major cryptocurrency exchanges like Coinbase have…


Face morphing threat to biometric identity credentials’ trustworthiness a growing problem

Face morphing poses a significant threat to contemporary face biometrics, NIST Computer Scientist and International Face Performance Conference (IFPC) 2020…


$10k challenge to breach crypto wallet secured with biometric liveness detection

ITBiometrics is offering a $10,000 prize to the hacker that can breach the ITBx, its “ultra-secure, cold hardware fingerprint wallet”…


Researcher uses 3D-printed fingerprint to spoof biometric authentication

Bypassing biometric authentication was not much of a challenge for hackers at this year’s Def Con virtual hacking conference, Infosecurity…


Biometrics Institute U.S. Online Conference

Biometrics Institute US Online Conference Virtual Event September 21 – 22, 2020 With this everchanging world, we’re facing the same,…


Faking vein scans is doable but maybe only after every single other option is exhausted

Researchers with access security player Duo Security have written about experiments they have conducted using near infrared light for authentication….


High-fashion, high-privacy glasses touted

An entrepreneur is developing a small line of eyewear designed to shade the wearer’s eyes or entire face from facial…


Intel takes the lead on DARPA effort to end machine-learning spoofing

The U.S. Department of Defense has recruited Intel Corp. and Georgia Tech to lead an effort to prevent criminals from…


Fingerprint biometrics for mobile devices perform badly in tests

Do you have something of immense value to lose from your phone, tablet, laptop or even from a locker protected…


House Intelligence Committee chairman praised Facebook policy on deepfakes

House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) said Facebook’s announcement this past week of its “new…

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