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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...
Here's How CIA Spies On Its Intelligence Liaison Partners Around the World

Here's How CIA Spies On Its Intelligence Liaison Partners Around the World

August 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
WikiLeaks has just published another Vault 7 leak, revealing how the CIA spies on their intelligence partners around the world, includin...
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...
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 ...
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...
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, ...
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 Plans to add Eye Scanner to its Upcoming Smartphones

Samsung Plans to add Eye Scanner to its Upcoming Smartphones

May 22, 2014Wang Wei
After introducing the Fingerprint scanner to its new release, Samsung next plans to add IRIS scanning technology to its future smartphon...
Exclusive : New Touch ID hack allows hacker to unlock an iPhone by multiple fingerprints

Exclusive : New Touch ID hack allows hacker to unlock an iPhone by multiple fingerprints

September 28, 2013Mohit Kumar
The Iranian group defeated the very basic phenomenon of an iPhone Fingerprinting scanner, which allows them to unlock an iPhone device w...