Biometrics Are Coming & So Are Security Concerns

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  1. Minimalist

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    Stolen fingerprints could spell the end of biometric security – here's how to save it
    https://techxplore.com/news/2019-08-stolen-fingerprints-biometric.html
     
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    Biostar 2: Suprema plays down fingerprint leak reports
    August 21, 2019
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    Brazil's consumer rights body slams use of biometrics in the social security system
    September 3, 2019
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/brazi...-of-biometrics-in-the-social-security-system/
     
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    "The Intelligence Community is Exploring Long-Range Biometric Identification...

    A new Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) program aims to build biometric technology that can identify people using cameras stationed on far off rooftops and unmanned aircraft...

    ...the intelligence community is trying to overcome those limitations [of facial recognition] in two ways: gathering more extensive training data and creating systems that lean on multiple types of data to identify people...

    On Friday, IARPA started looking for researchers to participate in Biometric Recognition and Identification at Altitude and Range, or BRIAR program,..

    In the request for information, IARPA asked teams for a wide variety of datasets that could help train biometric technology to work in less than ideal conditions...

    Specifically, IARPA asked for images of individuals taken from more than 300 meters away or at pitch angles above 20 degrees, as well as biometric research datasets captured by drones and other aircraft...

    The program also aims to explore technologies that take in multiple types of biometric identifiers—such as face images, movement patterns, height and gender..."

    https://www.nextgov.com/emerging-te...g-long-range-biometric-identification/159907/
     
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    The Trouble With Biometric Authentication
    September 16, 2019
    https://www.itsecurityguru.org/2019/09/16/the-trouble-with-biometric-authentication/
     
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    It’s not too late to get biometrics right
    September 29, 2019
    https://venturebeat.com/2019/09/29/its-not-too-late-to-get-biometrics-right/
     
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    ICAO denies alleged privacy flaw in biometric passports
    September 26, 2019
    https://www.biometricupdate.com/201909/icao-denies-alleged-privacy-flaw-in-biometric-passports
     
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    Mum 'realises any fingerprint can unlock her Samsung' with eBay screen protector
    October 14, 2019
    https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/mum-realises-any-fingerprint-can-20578404
    Forbes: New Samsung Warning: Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Reader Hit By ‘Security Breach’
     
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    Major Galaxy S10/Note 10 fingerprint flaw will be fixed with software update
    October 17, 2019
    https://www.sammobile.com/news/majo...print-flaw-will-be-fixed-with-software-update
     
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    Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock works if eyes are shut
    October 17, 2019
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    Friendly reminder: Biometrics are not the best way to secure your phone
    October 19, 2019
    https://www.androidauthority.com/fingerprints-insecure-phone-1043477/
     
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    Bank apps start blacklisting Galaxy S10 phones after discovery of fingerprint vulnerability
    October 21, 2019
    https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/...after-discovery-of-fingerprint-vulnerability/
     
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    "DHS expected to have biometrics on 260 million people by 2022

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/dhs-expected-to-have-biometrics-on-260-million-people-by-2022/ar-BBWqxBl
     
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