Altering images with Biometrics to thwart hackers

Tuesday, 30 August 2005, 3:36 PM EST

A trick reminiscent of a fun-house mirror might improve the security and privacy of the access-control technology that examines fingerprints, facial features, or other personal characteristics.

In such systems, known as biometrics, a computer generally reduces an image to a template of “minutia points”--notable features such as a loop in a fingerprint or the position of an eye.

At Security Pipeline.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Reactions to the Hacking Team breach

Hacking Team, the (in)famous Italian company that provides offensive intrusion and surveillance software to governments, intelligence and law enforcement agencies around the world, has been hacked.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Tue, Jul 7th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //