Biometrics Are Coming & So Are Security Concerns

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by ronjor, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. ronjor

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    Biometrics is just a password you can't change and that they already have.
    You can be damn sure they can parse a picture of you to output the exact same data that a facial recognition scan does.
    The same with fingerprints, they already have everyone's fingerprints on file.
    They take them from everyone when they are children at school claiming it necessary to identify them if they are abducted.

    Biometrics authentication is part of the agenda to subvert the security and privacy of the individual by any means, be that covert or by way of propaganda to promote insecure practices.
    NIST has obviously been infiltrated by these people for the fact they changed their password guidelines to advise against regularly changing passwords. That means obviously, once an adversary has captured it one time, they can monitor that account permanently. Biometrics just takes that premise to another level.
     
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    Which type of biometrics are consumers most comfortable providing?
    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/05/04/biometrics-consumers-comfortable/
     
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    Biometrics: Better than your mother's maiden name. Good luck changing your body if your info is stolen
    May 17, 2018
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/05/17/the_eyes_have_it/
     
  5. mirimir

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    This is going nowhere good :(
     
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    The future of biometric modalities in consumer electronics
    May 31, 2018
    https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/05/31/biometric-modalities/
     
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    Are Biometrics Good or Bad for Digital Security?
    https://www.informationweek.com/str...d-or-bad-for-digital-security-/a/d-id/1331991
     
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    UK.gov's long-awaited, lightweight biometrics strategy fails to impress
    Officials gather up previous canned statements, adds contents page... er...
    June 29, 2018

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/29/uk_biometrics_strategy/
     
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    Koalas, wood glue and the FBI: Fascinating facts about fingerprinting
     
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    Facial Recognition: Big Trouble With Big Data Biometrics
    History Has Proven That Data Often Gets Lost, Stolen, Misused
    July 3, 2018
    https://www.inforisktoday.com/blogs/facial-recognition-big-trouble-big-data-biometrics-p-2639
     
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    The entire tech industry and government and anyone with average intelligence already knows biometric authentication is far less secure than password authentication and all those pushing for it's implementaion represent those who wish to enable easy and persistant access to anyone's and everyone's data by government agencies and it will also be used to id users. Why? Because your fingerprint is on it son.
     
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    AI could soon clone your voice
    It probably sings better than you, too.
    July 12, 2018

    https://www.cnet.com/news/ai-could-soon-clone-your-voice/
     
  13. mirimir

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    Well hey, Mirimir never talks with anyone/anything :)
     
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    Black Hat 2018: Voice Authentication is Broken, Researchers Say
    August 10, 2018
    https://threatpost.com/black-hat-2018-voice-authentication-is-broken-researchers-say/134926/
     
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    Scan your fingerprint, get a beer: Testing CLEAR’s biometric tech at a Seahawks game

     
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    Fake fingerprints can imitate real ones in biometric systems – research
    DeepMasterPrints created by a machine learning technique have error rate of only one in five
    November 15, 2018

    https://www.theguardian.com/technol...al-fingerprints-in-biometric-systems-research
    Paper: "DeepMasterPrints: Generating MasterPrints for Dictionary Attacks via Latent Variable Evolution" (PDF): https://arxiv.org/pdf/1705.07386.pdf
     
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    The United States’ toughest biometric privacy law is facing a challenge from Six Flags
     
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    Biometrics: Security Solution or Issue?
    December 11, 2018
    https://threatpost.com/biometrics-security-solution-issue/139781/
     
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    Hertz, Clear Partner to Speed Rentals With Biometric Scans
     
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    Google wins dismissal of facial recognition lawsuit over biometric privacy act
    December 29, 2018
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/29...missal-illinois-privacy-act-snapchat-facebook
     
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    Biometric Security Can Be Hacked, but It's Really Hard to Do
     
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    Biometrics in 2019: Increased Security or New Attack Vector?
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    Six Flags fingerprinted my son without consent, says mom. Y'know, this biometric case has teeth, say state supremes...
    Theme park's attempt to shoot down lawsuit snubbed by top judges
    January 25, 2019
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/25/six_flag_fingerprint_lawsuit/
     
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    What is biometrics? And why collecting biometric data is risky
     
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