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Biometrics in security: protecting sensitive PII and the sanctity of user identity

This is a guest post by David D. Dunlap, Co-Founder and Senior VP of Corporate Planning, StoneLock Our personal identity…

 

iBeta wraps up spoofing and liveness testing project

iBeta Quality Assurance, a full-service biometrics, software quality, security, and performance testing lab, recently completed a successful project for a…

 

IARPA launching two programs aimed at making fingerprints more reliable biometrics

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), the intelligence community’s research arm, will soon launch two programs designed to detect fake…

 

CMU researchers develop glasses that dupe facial recognition

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a special pair of eyeglass frames in which it can enable commercial-grade facial…

 

Facebook photos could be used to dupe facial recognition

In a presentation delivered at the Usenix security conference earlier this month, security and computer vision researchers from the University…

 

U.S. intelligence community seeks to detect biometric spoofing

In an effort to strengthen its proposed biometric screening system, known as Tactical High-Threat Operational Response (THOR), the Intelligence Advanced…

 

Researchers at MSU spoof a fingerprint protected smartphone using an inkjet printer

Michigan State (MSU) researchers, Anil Jain and Kai Cao, have discovered an inexpensive and quick method to unlock a mobile…

 

Vkansee demonstrates fingerprint spoofing with clay mold at MWC

Vkansee, a fingerprint sensor manufacturer from China, demonstrated at Mobile World Congress how a fake fingerprint can fool a smartphone’s…

 

Optical fingerprint sensors: Q&A with Jason Chaikin of Vkansee

Last summer, fingerprint sensor firm Vkansee posted a video demonstration exposing an overwhelming vulnerability of today’s current sensory technology in…

 

UAB researchers find that automated voice imitation can spoof voice authentication systems

A research team at University of Alabama at Birmingham has discovered that voice impersonation can be applied to trick both…

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