Yearly Archives: 2013

A Different Kind of Palm Reader…Biometrics Going Mainstream? | The National Law Review

Fingerprints, voice prints and vein patterns in a person’s palm are three examples of biometrics that may be “moving into the consumer mainstream to unlock laptops and smartphones, or as a supplement to passwords at banks, hospitals and libraries,”… See

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The Foibles of Fingerprints

When Apple announced the iPhone 5s in September 2013, much of the popular press hailed the device’s inclusion of fingerprint sensing (dubbed Touch ID) as a major breakthrough in mobile security. See on evertiq.com

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MN company works toward better credit card security – KARE

MN company works toward better credit card securityKAREThe “bad guys” in many cases in the new millennium are cyber thieves, whose aim is to purloin customers’ identities and bank information from retail credit and debit card purchases. See on http://www.kare11.com

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Berlusconi Ousted From Italian Senate After Tax Fraud Conviction

The New York Times reports former Italy′s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been voted out of the Italian Senate following his conviction on tax fraud charges: Breaking News: Berlusconi Is Ousted From Italian Senate Over Tax Fraud Convictionhttp://t.co/eqDfdEsmLj–… See

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Year of living dangerously – security breaches and scams of 2013

A universal state of cyber war exists only no one wants to call it such a thing. But across the world businesses and individuals are now in danger of succumbing to nation-grade cyber attacks orchestrated by anyone from teens to

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The NSA can reportedly gain backdoor access to the iPhone, among many other tech products

The National Security Agency knows no boundaries — and has tools for spying that span computers, keyboards, firewalls and servers, or nearly all the security architecture created by … See on thenextweb.com

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Crooks Have Been Hacking ATMs With Infected USB Sticks

Criminals will go to all lengths to cheat an ATM out of its cash. But now, a team of researchers has discovered that skimmers may be a thing of the past: crooks have been targeting cash machines directly using infected

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