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Biometrics

CES 2015: SecuGen to display its New U20 & SDA04PX Fingerprint Sensors

CES 2015: SecuGen to display its New U20 & SDA04PX Fingerprint Sensors The U20 and SDA04PX are OEM Fingerprint Sensors which are going to be introduced by SecuGen at the CES 2015 just like the many other companies that will exhibit their new technology.

Dec 18 2014, 6:55am CST

Evolve : All-in-One Wearable 2.0 Sensor Platform

Evolve : All-in-One Wearable 2.0 Sensor Platform The WiseWear™ advanced wearable 2.0 device collects complex biometric data to See Inside™ the body .

Dec 2 2014, 11:34am CST

US Court rules Fingerprints can enforced by law to unlock iPhones

US Court rules Fingerprints can enforced by law to unlock iPhones Court Rules Police Can Force Users to Unlock iPhones With Fingerprints, But Not Passcodes

Nov 1 2014, 12:30pm CDT

Apple Entering World of Biometric Banking

Apple Entering World of Biometric Banking Touch ID will be opened up to developers

Jun 30 2014, 12:22am CDT

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint reader can be fooled with fake digits

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint reader can be fooled with fake digits Turns out the fingerprint reader employed by Samsung’s new phone has its drawbacks as well.

Apr 15 2014, 2:11pm CDT

Scan Your Date's Photo to Check if He Is A Sex Offender

Scan Your Date's Photo to Check if He Is A Sex Offender A few years ago I attended an annual conference of Balkan political leaders. Middle-aged men filled the room. In the back a younger woman who could certainly have adorned the cover of a fashion magazine stood out in...

Apr 10 2014, 7:21am CDT

Detailed explanation of how Touch ID fingerprint security on iPhone 5s works

Detailed explanation of how Touch ID fingerprint security on iPhone 5s works The fingerprint data remains safe and unread and gets deleted as soon as it becomes decryption key

Feb 27 2014, 11:22am CST

LG goes one step ahead with the LG IRIS technology

LG goes one step ahead with the LG IRIS technology while iPhone 5s and HTC One Max use fingerprint scanner, LG takes a step ahead with its IRIS technology

Feb 14 2014, 1:15pm CST

CES 2015 News
How Secure is Your Health Data?

How Secure is Your Health Data? By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inherent in designing for both the security and accessibility of medical data, especially in an...

Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile Leaked screenshots from @evleaks about Samsung’s next Galaxy device, the S5, suggest Samsung is jumping head first into the biometricification of mobile. The screenshots show a fingerprint scanner with the file name...

Feb 1 2014, 5:43am CST

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key

Forget Fingerprints, Your Face Is A Security Key No system is unhackable. But to hear Hector Hoyos describe his company’s latest security offering, it’s hard to imagine cyber-intruders easily breaking through the barriers he’s created. He’s unveiling it to the world...

Jan 7 2014, 7:56am CST

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species

Why You Should Care About The Quest To Put DNA Barcodes On Every Species At first glance, the rather grandiose-sounding International Barcode of Life (IBOL) project seems an arcane scientific exercise. But the database – which aims to create unique DNA identification “barcodes” for more than...

Jan 6 2014, 4:36pm CST

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords Last month I wrote about Google's efforts to provide a secure, easy to use, alternative to user-generated passwords. I noted that this effort has the potential to fundamentally alter the way consumers safeguard their...

Dec 20 2013, 4:51pm CST

New Apple Patent Application for Touch ID Shows How it All Works

New Apple Patent Application for Touch ID Shows How it All Works The new Apple application for Touch ID was published by USPTO, describing in more details the technology behind the feature

Nov 25 2013, 6:03am CST

iPhone 5S Fingerprint ID Can be Theft

iPhone 5S ID Can be Stolen Via a Fingerprint Spoof The chances of having your fingerprint identity stolen have increased ever since Apple came out with its latest iPhone. Fingerprint spoof can lead to ID theft according to German researchers. It is a new form of hacking which threatens users especially with regards to their personal information.

Oct 4 2013, 9:12am CDT

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security A group known as the Chaos Computer Club has hacked Apple’s Touch ID System. The fact that they have broken through the security of the fingerprint authentication system shows the fallibility of Apple’s latest technology.

Sep 23 2013, 4:41am CDT

Senator Al Franken Wrote Letter to Tim Cook Over iPhone 5S Touch ID Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken Wrote Letter to Tim Cook Over iPhone 5S Touch ID Privacy Concerns Senator Al Franken wrote a letter to Tim Cook expressing privacy concern over Apple's ID Touch on the iPhone 5S. Some of the questions the politico asked Tim do not have easy answers.

Sep 21 2013, 6:06am CDT

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment Apple’s new iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner has just come up against some laws that protect the rights of the individual (even if he or she is a criminal). Its fingerprint authentication makes a travesty of the 5th Amendment that is enshrined in the Constitution of the United States of America.

Sep 14 2013, 5:21am CDT

Apple's Touch ID System won’t Store Moist Fingerprints

Apple's Touch ID System won’t Store Fingerprints Apple’s Touch ID System on its iPhone 5S won’t store real images of fingerprints at all. Moist, sweaty or have some lotion on finger can also damage the locking system. Furthermore, scarred fingerprints too are out of bounds. This new problem has just cropped up and needs to be resolved.

Sep 12 2013, 4:09am CDT

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More With hackers and other lowlife elements hiding among the wilderness that is the Internet, usernames and passwords have become old hat. The death of the password is the birth of the biometric code. Machines are made that use touch, voice and heartbeat security locks like new iPhone with fingerprint scanner.

Sep 11 2013, 8:10am CDT

iPhone 5S To Bring Fingerprint Scanners to All Consumer Electronics

iPhone 5S To Bring Fingerprint Scanners to All Consumer Electronics Fingerprint scanners on computers and smartphones are a not a new thing. First devices have been on the market a decade ago. Problem was that they did not work reliably. If Apple managed to develop a fingerprint scanner for the iPhone 5S that works every time than there will be a massive Fingerprint revolution in consumer electronics.

Sep 10 2013, 5:57am CDT

Apple Seen to Have Unique Fingerprint Sensor in iPhone 5S

Apple Seen to Have Unique Fingerprint Sensor in iPhone 5S A new in-depth report comes to the conclusion that the iPhone 5S will have a unique Fingerprint sensor that the Android front will not be able to copy for a while.

Aug 7 2013, 4:05am CDT

Apple’s iOS 7 Beta 4 Leaks Biometric Fingerprint Sensor for New iPhones

Apple’s iOS 7 Beta 4 Leaks Biometric Fingerprint Sensor for New iPhones Apple's new iPhone (iPhone 5S) will have fingerprint recognition feature. Latest iOS 7 beta 4 version has a “BiometricKitUI” folder that leaks biometric fingerprint sensor working on new iPhone's home button.

Jul 29 2013, 4:15pm CDT

Apple’s “iWatch” Wrist-Device Coming to Stores in Late 2014

Apple’s “iWatch” Wrist-Device Coming to Stores in Late 2014 An “iWatch” will come out some time in 2014. Apple’s wrist-device is a wondrous feat of technology and engineering and it is expected to arrive in stores late next year with focus on biometrics.

May 23 2013, 3:32am CDT

AuthenTec to be aquired by Apple for $356 million

AuthenTec to be aquired by Apple for $356 million Apply buys AuthenTec, maker of fingerprint sensors, according to new report.

Jul 27 2012, 7:12am CDT

Review: Imation's Defender F200 and H200 Biometric Drives

Review: Imation's Defender F200 and H200 Biometric Drives Can they keep you safe without being a pain in your butt?

Feb 12 2011, 5:28am CST

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled Your veins in your Palm are unique.

Sep 15 2010, 7:53am CDT

Apricorn Offers Up Aegis Bio Encrypted HDD

Apricorn Offers Up Aegis Bio Encrypted HDD Data security is very important today both for the general consumer and for the business user. A bunch of lost personal information is begging identity theft and lost corporate data can result in you being fired or the...

Jul 15 2010, 12:51pm CDT

The iWallet: A Stocking Stuffer For The Paranoid Wealthy

The iWallet: A Stocking Stuffer For The Paranoid Wealthy Oh dear, the servants have been nipping at your pocketbook again. Insisting upon their Christmas bonuses, no doubt. It's just ghastly what the lower classes will do for a spare pittance or two. If only there was some...

Dec 7 2009, 10:21am CST

ID card's to remain unreadable until 2010

ID card's to remain unreadable until 2010 The UK will have no way of reading data stored on issued ID cards until 2010, more than a year after the first cards would have been issued. This does sound very "what came first the chicken or the egg" to me but Bill...

Apr 8 2009, 11:00am CDT

Cost of UK Biometric ID Card Doubled

Cost of UK Biometric ID Card Doubled Citizens of the UK who weren’t happy about the coming biometric ID card will have even less to like now. The cards have been doubled in price. Plans for the cards call for the collection of facial scans, fingerprints,...

Nov 7 2008, 6:46am CST

Pretec Debuts Highest Capacity Flash Drive Ever with Biometrics

Pretec Debuts Highest Capacity Flash Drive Ever with Biometrics Pretec has unveiled a new flash drive at Computex that sports a huge 48GB capacity and features biometric security. Pretec also announced a new high capacity SSD at the show that has 192GB of data. The flash drive is...

Jun 3 2008, 12:00pm CDT

Iris Scanning May Become the Norm at European Border Crossings

Iris Scanning May Become the Norm at European Border Crossings The EU commission is proposing that anyone entering the EU be subject to iris scanning. The recommendations are based on a pilot program in Frankfurt called the Automated Biometric Border Surveillance which is claimed...

Feb 14 2008, 8:03am CST

Pawsitive I.D. DNA Testing Kit for Dogs... Seriously

Pawsitive I.D. DNA Testing Kit for Dogs... Seriously I like dogs, don’t get me wrong, but I am certainly no fanatic. Most of us have one of those over the top dog lovers in our families or as a friend. The type that talks to their dogs as if they are a child, dresses the...

Nov 28 2007, 10:30am CST

Master Lock smartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener

Master Lock smartTOUCH Biometric Garage Door Opener A normal garage door opener is all fine and good for the car, but what about a garage door opener that remains in place outside your home. Lots of openers include a keypad on the outside of the door that you can type a...

Sep 10 2007, 9:25am CDT

Panasonic develops Walkthrough Iris Scanner

Panasonic develops Walkthrough Iris Scanner Panasonic System Solutions has developed an Iris scanner that scans your eyes while walking through it. Iris identification features a very low failure rate of below 1/1,200,000. Current systems you know from spy...

Aug 10 2007, 12:00pm CDT

LaCie SAFE Mobile HDD w/ Encryption

LaCie SAFE Mobile HDD w/ Encryption Not all hard drives or flash drives that support finger print authentication actually encrypt the data stored on them. Many biometric drives merely use the finger print to log into the hard drive, leaving the actual...

Oct 24 2006, 10:00am CDT