Not long ago trumpeted as the world’s largest biometric database, India’s Aadhaar system covers 1.2bn citizens. Lately, though, it’s acquired a less impressive reputation – that it’s one of the easiest to breach. 553 more words
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Facial recognition technology is becoming ever more present and used in our day-to-day lives, whether it be by law enforcement and governments through CCTV networks and other camera systems, to tight integration in our smart devices, with the most recent high profile example of this being Apple’s recently announced iPhone X smartphone. 51 more words
Youngsters! Pfft. They all look alike!
No, really, they do if you’re the Face ID facial recognition system in Apple’s iPhone X. Specifically, twins, siblings and look-alikes can trip false authentications. 955 more words
”Since the invention of the password, you’ve been told to keep yours a secret,” Alfred Ng writes for CNET. “Now Apple wants your password to be your most public feature: your face.” 330 more words
In the past, biometric security was something many only saw in spy movies or a futuristic utopia. However, as organizations more consistently look at the potential of biometric tools, they increasingly become a modern-day reality. 51 more words