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Fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5 has already been hacked

That didn’t take long.

It’s always amazing when security technologies are built insecurely. I’m sure Samsung will fix it, though. Too much investment already sunk. They’ll do well to get that out of the way before the… 7 more words

The Inspirations that are Professional Dancer (and Boston Marathon survivor) Adrianne Haslet-Davis and Hugh Herr, head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group

The Inspirations that are Professional Dancer
(and Boston Marathon survivor) Adrianne Haslet-Davis
and Hugh Herr, head of the MIT Media Lab’s Biomechatronics group.

Today, Boston Marathon bombing survivor and professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis made an eloquent speech at the Memorial tribute that doesn’t even hint at what she and other amputees have been through this past year. 229 more words

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Get ready to pay for things with your veins

Fingerprint scanners like those on the latest iPhones could soon give way to another biometric identifier: The geometry of the veins in your hands.

Hackers in the Chaos Computer Club last year  305 more words

Samsung's Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked, PayPal accounts at risk

“As noted by German-language security blog H Security, SRLabs has posted video evidence that the fingerprint scanner on Samsung’s Galaxy S5 can easily be spoofed using a lifted print,” Zach Epstein reports for BGR. 314 more words

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Tuesday Comic

I need to give credit to my daughter for this observation. (She’s older than the girl in this drawing.)

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Pay By Palm

A new startup is demoing a way to pay at stores that’s always with you…Quixter has a reader that reads the veins in your palm…no card, no phone no wallet. 92 more words

Biometric Startup Quixter Demos Pay-By-Palm Tech

NFC for mobile payments has struggled with adoption. Not least because the user needs to have an NFC-enabled phone in order to be able to make these contactless payments – in addition to the retailer itself being set up to accept NFC payments. 594 more words

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