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How can we get personal? Leveraging biometrics for loss prevention — and beyond

With biometrics, retailers can reduce loss and theft, improve customer service and increase operational efficiency. The value of robust identification…


Bogus fitness apps leverage biometrics to steal money from iOS users

Multiple apps recently banned from the Apple App Store stole money from iOS users by activating a payment mechanism while…


Stolen computer contains personal information, biometrics, of Filipino voters

According to a report by Rappler, the Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) is facing another data breach investigation after one…


Protecting against criminal use of stolen biometric data

A database has been breached and biometric data is “in the wild”. Conceivably, this stolen data could be used by…


Using facial recognition to prevent shoplifting, workplace violence

Some retail stores in Kirkwood, Missouri are using facial recognition software supplied by Blue Line Technology to prevent shoplifting, according…


Biometrics could prevent ‘celeb porn’ hacking incidents

Biometrics could be the ideal tool to protect private consumer data in the cloud. In the wake of an iCloud…


Technologies embody inherent risk and fallibility

Users of any computerized system should remember that there is always the potential that a technology-based system can be hacked….


Biometric Kiosk Developed to Securely Dispense Medications

The medical field has been using biometrics for its patients. Now, however, Medbox Inc. is developing a biometric system to…

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