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Android Gets New Anti-Spoofing Feature to Make Biometric Authentication Secure

Android Gets New Anti-Spoofing Feature to Make Biometric Authentication Secure
June 21, 2018Mohit Kumar
Google just announced its plan to introduce a new anti-spoofing feature for its Android operating system that makes its biometric authenti...

Cardiac Scan Authentication — Your Heart As Your Password

Cardiac Scan Authentication — Your Heart As Your Password
September 26, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Forget fingerprint authentication, retinal scanning or advanced facial recognition that has recently been implemented by Apple in its iPh...

It's Insanely Easy to Bypass Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner with a Photo

It's Insanely Easy to Bypass Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner with a Photo
May 23, 2017Mohit Kumar
Samsung recently launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, with both Facial and IRIS Recognition features,...

MasterCard launches Credit Card with Built-In Fingerprint Scanner

MasterCard launches Credit Card with Built-In Fingerprint Scanner
April 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
MasterCard has unveiled its brand new payment card that has a built-in biometric fingerprint scanner, allowing customers to authorize pa...

Police Unlock Dead Man's Phone by 3D-Printing his Fingerprint

Police Unlock Dead Man's Phone by 3D-Printing his Fingerprint
July 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Now no more fight with Apple or any smartphone maker, as federal authorities have discovered a new tool for unlocking phones, as far as ...

Contactless Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Your Prints from Meters Away

Contactless Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Your Prints from Meters Away
September 08, 2015Khyati Jain
Until today, there existed such Fingerprint Biometric Readers that required your touch to authenticate yourself as an authorized person. Ho...

Hackers Can Remotely Steal Fingerprints From Android Phones

Hackers Can Remotely Steal Fingerprints From Android Phones
August 06, 2015Wang Wei
Over a year ago I wrote an article on The Hacker News that warned of serious security concerns created by the iPhone and Android’s Fin...

BodyPrint Technology Turns Smartphones into Biometric Scanners

BodyPrint Technology Turns Smartphones into Biometric Scanners
April 26, 2015Mohit Kumar
Yahoo! don’t want you to every time type a PIN or swipe your phone or scan your thumbprint in order to unlock your smartphone. Instead, ...
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