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Mastercard to Introduce Biometric Credit Cards

MasterCard have revealed a new credit card with an inbuilt biometric fingerprint reader as an additional security means to tackle credit card fraud. The technology works ...

April 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm by
Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Security Reportedly Bypassed with Photo

Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Security Reportedly Bypassed with Photo

Samsung has freshly launched their flagship Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones on Wednesday, touting new security features including a facial recognition and iris scanning ...

March 31, 2017 at 11:21 pm by

Mionix Naos QG Biometric Gaming Mouse Review

Introduction Mionix are masters when it comes to creating gaming peripherals, having made many of the best mice, keyboards, and headsets on the market today, while maintaining ...

November 17, 2016 at 9:29 am by

Apple Touch ID Can Be Hacked Using Play-Doh

A Chinese startup has exposed a dangerous flaw in Apple’s Touch ID biometric security verification system: it can be hacked using children’s modelling material Play-Doh. ...

February 25, 2016 at 3:51 pm by

Dissolvable Electronics Designed to Monitor Health

It’s almost commonplace in science fiction for characters’ bodies to be filled with tiny computers for any number of purposes. While we may not have body-dwelling ...

January 20, 2016 at 4:43 pm by

Android Devices Found Storing User Fingerprints as Image Files

Researchers from FireEye have discovered a method of stealing fingerprints from at least two Android devices. The team found that the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the HTC One Max ...

August 10, 2015 at 5:30 pm by

PayPal Wants You to Eat Your Passwords

PayPal wants its users to abandon their lame passwords and start eating them instead. During a presentation called Kill All Passwords, PayPal’s Global Head of Developer ...

April 22, 2015 at 2:58 am by

New Windows 10 Sign-In System Will Include Face, Iris, and Fingerprint Scans

Microsoft has unveiled its new sign-in system for Windows 10, called Microsoft Hello, on its Windows Blog. Hello allows users to sign-in with a traditional password or PIN, ...

March 18, 2015 at 6:55 pm by

FIDO, the Google-Backed Password Killer

Back in October, Google revealed a new USB key log-in system. The key, carrying a data fingerprint specific to the user, only replaced the standard authentication code, as ...

December 9, 2014 at 9:58 pm by

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