Biometric ID

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First reported 49 mins ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 1 reports

The Future of Biometric Identification and Authentication

If you work in IT security, the first part of this will not be news to you, skip to the section on the future. Otherwise, the first sections look at the current state of biometrics and some of what we already know about their security limitations.I just ... [Published World Future Society - 49 mins ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Secure Mobile Payments Are Best Done In Blood

The Quixter biometric payment system scans your veins for authentication. Image: Lund University/YouTubeIn our relentless quest for convenience, digital wallets started to give way to biometric payments before they even really took hold. And already the ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

What will you do when you can no longer buy or sell without submitting to biometric identification?

© The Truth WinsIn some areas of the world, payment systems that require palm scanning or face scanning are already being tested. We have entered an era where biometric security is being hailed as the "solution" to the antiquated security methods of the ... [Published Sott.net - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Three alternatives to using passwords

As a result of the Heartbleed bug that has made data on two-thirds of the world's servers potentially accessible to hackers, users have been told to change their passwords. It goes to show that not only is the security of passwords fragile, but they are ... [Published Gizmag - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Biometric Company NXT-ID, Inc. Announces CNBC Ad Campaign for Wocket™, its Next Generation Smart Wallet, to Start in May

NXT-ID, Inc., a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announced today that it will be featuring its next generation smart wallet, Wocket™, designed to replace all the cards in your wallet in a CNBC ad campaign starting ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Next Generation Biometric Market Worth ...

According to the new market research report "Next Generation Biometric Market by Technology (Fingerprint, Palm, Face, Iris, Vein, Voice & Signature), Function, Application (Government, Defense, Travel & Immigration, Home Security, Banking, Consumer Electronics ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Biometric Authentication Heading for Payments Space

Financial institutions advised to monitor authentication innovationBy Nicole Reyes, TMG Senior Fraud Prevention AnalystIn fall 2013, Apple impressed the mainstream consumer world by equipping its latest smartphone device, the iPhone 5s, with fingerprint ... [Published Credit Union Business Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Swedes pay for lunch with veins

Paying for items will soon be as easy as having a pair of hands thanks to a Swedish student’s ingenious innovation.Related: Biometric payment methods set to rise in popularity as consumers steer away from mobile devicesFredrik Leifland, an engineering ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Swedish Startup Lets You Pay With the Swipe of a Hand | News & Opinion

Quixter has put a new twist on biometrics by using vein-scanning tech to let retail shoppers pay by scanning their palms instead of using credit cards. Biometric identification isn't a new thingit's as old as fingerprinting, at leastbut a company in Sweden ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

NXT-IDs Dynamic Pairing Prevents Security Vulnerabilities Such as Heartbleed Security Leak

SHELTON, CT -- (Marketwired) -- 04/14/14 -- NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announced today solutions to prevent issues ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

SmartMetric to Release Biometric ID Card With Built in Display for Displaying Persons Face Following On-Card Fingerprint Match

- SmartMetric, Inc. ( OTCQB : SMME ), the developer of fingerprint activated biometric payment cards, says it is working on releasing a revolutionary ID card that displays on a color display embedded in the card following a successful fingerprint match ... [Published OSIX News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

PayPal goes biometric

From Friday, customers in 25 countries will be able to log into the online payments system with just their fingerprint.And as cool as the new feature is, not to mention technologically more secure than a password based on a pet's name, there is a catch. ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 11 2014]

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"Administrators have a greater fear of the technology than students," says Bob Lemley, director of software development at the CBORD Group. "Students are growing up with the technology so they don't think about it as much as the older generations."
...Apple Insider notes that "Passbook was developed as an Apple-only platform for iPhone … up until now it has not been officially available on other platforms." Apple could ultimately try to block Microsoft from reading Passbook files on Windows Phone, according to the article...
"It is all about being simple. The mad genius who solves this problem will become very famous. The problem is that it needs to make sense to random individuals and be free to use and implement. That is how we got here and it is how we will get out."
C-DoT has assured the telecom department's security arm that it will "take corrective action to conclude acceptance testing across critical points"

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The Future of Biometric Identification and Auth... [Published World Future Society - 49 mins ago]
What will you do when you can no longer buy or ... [Published Sott.net - 14 hours ago]
Stanley awarded Lenel factory certification [Published SecurityWorldHotel.com - 16 hours ago]
Venture Funding For Payments Startups Hits A Ne... [Published Business Insider - 22 hours ago]
Like Apple’s TouchID, Galaxy S5 Vulnerable to F... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - 23 hours ago]
Three alternatives to using passwords [Published Gizmag - Apr 17 2014]
Secure Mobile Payments Are Best Done In Blood [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
MTNL to manage, maintain confidential governmen... [Published Economic Times - Apr 17 2014]
Less Than One-Third Of Top Retailers Currently ... [Published Business Insider - Apr 17 2014]
Biometrics Advancers Providing Identity Theft S... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Apr 17 2014]
Mobile biometrics still in infancy [Published IT Web - Apr 17 2014]
Privacy warning over biometric data collection [Published FE Week - Apr 17 2014]
Researchers spoof fingerprint, bypass Samsung G... [Published Computerworld - Apr 16 2014]
Biometric Company NXT-ID, Inc. Announces CNBC A... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 16 2014]
Biometric Company NXT-ID, Inc. Announces CNBC A... [Published Financial Services - Apr 16 2014]
Massive FBI facial recognition database poses t... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 16 2014]
Next Generation Biometric Market 2014-2020 - Te... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint authentication al... [Published ITechPost - Apr 16 2014]
NXT-ID, Inc. Announces CNBC Ad Campaign for Woc... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
NXT ID : Announces CNBC Ad Campaign for Wocket(... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked [Published Security Affairs - Apr 16 2014]
Bio-key expands sals network with join of five ... [Published ASMAG - Apr 16 2014]
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner 'hacked',... [Published NDTV - Apr 16 2014]
FOUR DAYS: that's how long it took to crack Gal... [Published The Register - Apr 16 2014]
Biometric Authentication Heading for Payments S... [Published Credit Union Business Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Five Internet Giants Are Maneuvering To Control... [Published Business Insider - Apr 15 2014]
STANLEY Security receives Lenel factory certifi... [Published SourceSecurity.com - Apr 15 2014]
Heartbleed Postmortem: Time to Rethink Open Sou... [Published IT Jungle - Apr 15 2014]
Privacy fears over FBI database [Published BBC - Apr 15 2014]
Morpho joins FIDO Alliance to help strengthen o... [Published Government Security News - Apr 15 2014]
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Like Apple’s TouchID, Galaxy S5 Vulnerable to F... [Published threatpost - The First Stop for Security News - 23 hours ago]
Researchers published a video this week demonstrating how Samsung’s latest entry in the smartphone arena, the Galaxy S5, is vulnerable to a hack that involves lifting and copying fingerprints to trick the phone’s biometric sensor. Much like the Apple ...
Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor hacked [Published Security Affairs - Apr 16 2014]
SRLabs researchers have published a video POC on YouTube to demonstrate how it is easy to bypass the fingerprint sensor on Samsung Galaxy S5. SRLabs researchers have published a video Proof of Concept on YouTube to demonstrate that they were able ...
NXT-ID's Dynamic Pairing Prevents Security Vuln... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
SHELTON, CT--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2014) -  NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announced today solutions to prevent issues such as the Heartbleed OpenSSL security leak using ...
SmartMetric to Release Biometric ID Card With B... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 14 2014]
Two Form Factor Biometrics ID Card by SmartMetric ...
Heartbleed Bug Patch Underway, But Was It Reall... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Apr 11 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: iStockphoto More clarity about the vulnerability of banking and credit card data and other sensitive information such as website logins and passwords came this week, when a Google researcher and ...
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Biometric Company NXT-ID, Inc. Announces CNBC A... [Published Financial Services - Apr 16 2014]
DERMALOG Wins IAIR Global Award for Innovation ... [Published Financial Services - Mar 03 2014]
ASSA ABLOY acquires Lumidigm in the US [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Feb 10 2014]
Fingerprint Cards' (FPC) Fingerprint Sensors Se... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Dec 06 2013]
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