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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...
Hard-coded Password Lets Attackers Bypass Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner

Hard-coded Password Lets Attackers Bypass Lenovo's Fingerprint Scanner

January 29, 2018Wang Wei
Lenovo has recently rolled out security patches for a severe vulnerability in its Fingerprint Manager Pro software that could allow leak ...
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...
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...
Simple Fingerprint Test is Enough to Know Cocaine Use

Simple Fingerprint Test is Enough to Know Cocaine Use

May 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
If you are one of those using cocaine, law enforcement officials may soon catch you by simply examining your fingerprints. Scientist...
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...
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge — 8 Things You Should Know

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge — 8 Things You Should Know

March 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A whole lot of things gone in the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress 2015 , but a unique phone with a curved screen on both side...
Hacker Clones German Defense Minister's Fingerprint Using Just her Photos

Hacker Clones German Defense Minister's Fingerprint Using Just her Photos

December 29, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Hackers have already bypassed Apple's fingerprint scanner using fake fingerprints, and now they have found a way to reproduce your ...