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  • CCC hackers say they cracked Apple's Touch ID

    23.09.2013

    Hackers from the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) claim they have bypassed Apple’s Touch ID, the new security feature that uses a sensor embedded in the new iPhone 5S' home button to allow users to authenticate themselves to the device via their fingerprint, by using "easy everyday means".

  • Why the iPhone fingerprint reader is a good idea

    11.09.2013

    Two new iPhones have been announced. According to Apple's presentation, the most common way to secure a device is with a passcode and about half of smartphone users do not use a passcode.

  • Replacing passwords and PINs with your heartbeat

    04.09.2013

    We've been hearing for a while now that passwords will soon become a thing of the past and, as it seems now, biometric authentication is likely to take their place.

  • Fingerprint algorithm for Android devices

    23.08.2013

    Precise Biometrics AB has launched a new software product designed and optimized for embedding fingerprint verification on smartphones and tablets.

  • Multi-service authentication via palm vein images

    13.08.2013

    Fujitsu has been creating and releasing palm vein biometric authentication and identification systems for over a decade, but have now presented a new one that definitely deserves some special attention.




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Cloned, booby-trapped Dark Web sites steal bitcoins, login credentials

Apart from being a way for dissidents and journalists to do their business without being spotted and identified by "the powers that be", the Dark Web is also a place where criminals sell and buy illegal wares and services and, apparently, where they also get robbed by scammers.


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