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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...

Hackers Can Steal Your Passwords Just by Monitoring SmartPhone Sensors

Hackers Can Steal Your Passwords Just by Monitoring SmartPhone Sensors
April 11, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Do you know how many kinds of sensors your smartphone has inbuilt? And what data they gather about your physical and digital activities? ...

Samsung Galaxy S8's Facial Unlocking Feature Can Be Fooled With A Photo

Samsung Galaxy S8's Facial Unlocking Feature Can Be Fooled With A Photo
March 30, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Samsung launched its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, at its Unpacked 2017 event on Wednesday in New York, wit...

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 ...

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, ...

PayPal Wants To Integrate Password with Human Body

PayPal Wants To Integrate Password with Human Body
April 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
You would have been holding a number of online accounts for different services, but how many of you hold a different and unique password...

Hacker Finds a Simple Way to Fool IRIS Biometric Security Systems

Hacker Finds a Simple Way to Fool IRIS Biometric Security Systems
March 06, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Biometric security systems that involve person's unique identification (ID), such as Retinal, IRIS, Fingerprint or DNA, are still ev...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Easily Get Hacked

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Easily Get Hacked
April 15, 2014Mohit Kumar
Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint feature promises an extra layer of security for your smartphone, which also lets you make payments through Pa...

Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy S5 has a Fingerprint Scanner

Confirmed: Samsung Galaxy S5 has a Fingerprint Scanner
February 17, 2014Mohit Kumar
After the huge success of Samsung galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Tablets, the world’s most successful Android manufacturer is ...
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