Amazon's Facial Recognition Misidentified 1 in 5 California Lawmakers as Criminals
The ACLU tested Rekognition, Amazon's facial recognition technology, on photographs of California lawmakers. It matched 26 of them to mugshots.
This Japanese Company Wants to 3D-Print Custom Sushi for Each Diner
But before you eat, you’ll need to hand over some “biological samples,” including urine and saliva.
Researchers Created Fake 'Master' Fingerprints to Unlock Smartphones
It’s the same principle as a master key, but applied to biometric identification with a high rate of success.
Facing Tomorrow's High-Tech School Surveillance
Installed in the wake of recent high-profile mass shootings, controversial facial recognition systems that scan students’ faces could be the not-too-distant future for schools across America and beyond.
Cops Got a Drug Dealer’s Fingerprints From Photos of His Hand on WhatsApp
Yet another reason to forgo taking pictures when you break the law.
The World's Largest Biometric ID System Keeps Getting Hacked
The personal data of many of India's citizens is for sale on WhatsApp for less than $10.
State of Surveillance
Canada’s Spies, Police, and Border Agents Are Quietly Coordinating on Biometrics
Privacy experts worry the meetings could put Canadians’ privacy at risk.
Chaos Computer Club
Hackers Unlock Samsung Galaxy S8 With Fake Iris
Using a camera, a printer, and a contact lens, hackers managed to bypass the S8's iris scanner.
An Artist Challenged Corporations to Steal Her Biometric Data by Putting it on a Billboard
Jillian Mayer reclaims her personal data from corporations in a guerrilla advertising campaign.
The New NBA CBA Addresses Wearable Technology, But What Does That Mean?
NBA teams won't be able to use data collected via wearable technology against players in contract negotiations.
Your Heartbeat Could Be a Better Password Than Whatever You’re Using Now
It's another step forward in biometric verification.
Please Enjoy This Clip of a Hedgehog Unlocking an iPhone
The cutest form of security.