Fingerprints

Motherboard

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.16.18
Premieres

Ohmme Is the Band at the Heart of Chicago's Music Community

Macie Stewart and Sima Cunningham have collaborated with everyone from Chance the Rapper to Wilco. Now, watch their new video for “Fingerprints.”
Josh Terry
6.29.17
videos

Please Enjoy This Clip of a Hedgehog Unlocking an iPhone

The cutest form of security.
Madison Margolin
11.21.16
short circuit

Why Smartphones Are Now Adding Iris Scanners

Samsung will likely add an iris scanner to the next Galaxy Note, bringing a technology already in use in China to the rest of the world.
Monica Rodriguez
8.1.16
daily vice

We Meet a Former Anonymous Hacktivist on Our New VICELAND Show 'CYBERWAR'

On this episode of 'Daily VICE,' 'CYBERWAR' host Ben Makuch shares a behind the scenes look at the first episode of our new VICELAND show.
VICE Staff
7.6.16
war

The Problem With Biometrics at War

An excerpt from "All the Ways We Kill and Die," the forthcoming book by bestselling author Brian Castner.
Brian Castner
2.22.16
Art

In South Korea, Fingerprints Are Symbols of Protest

Though accelerated urban development has forced many out, artist Jazoo Yang has made her mark on their former homes.
Catherine Chapman
12.5.15
Opinion

Stealing Fingerprints

For the rest of their lives, 5.6 million US government employees need to remember that someone, somewhere, has their fingerprints.
Bruce Schneier
9.29.15
News

Whoops: OPM Says Hackers Stole 5.6 Million Fingerprints, Not 1.1 Million

The hack that keeps getting worse.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.23.15
guns

Tip: If You’re Selling Guns on the Dark Web, Don’t Get your Prints on Them

Getting caught.
Joseph Cox
6.26.15
crime

Forget Fingerprints—in the Future We'll Be Identified by Gut Bacteria

Scientists have shown for the first time that people can be identified with unique microbial “fingerprints.”
Steph Yin
5.12.15
manual for speed

Getting Arrested at Cycling's Most Prestigious Single Day Event

Our friends at Manual for Speed covered the Milan-San Remo. One of them got arrested.
Manual For Speed
4.7.15
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