Computer Security · Information operations · Information Warfare · OPSEC · Security

Here’s Why Lawyers Suggest You Stop Using Your Finger to Unlock Your Phone


You are protected against revealing passwords under the Fifth Amendment’s right against self-incrimination, but your biometrics are not. By Will Yakowicz Staff writer, Inc. http://www.inc.com/will-yakowicz/why-biometrics-are-bad-for-your-constitutional-rights.html?platform=hootsuite Biometrics might be cool and convenient, but the technology could potentially undermine your legal rights under the Fifth Amendment, which prohibits the government from compelling a witness to testify against… Continue reading Here’s Why Lawyers Suggest You Stop Using Your Finger to Unlock Your Phone

Cybersecurity · Hackers

Hacker steals fingerprint from photo, suggests politicians wear gloves in public


Published time: December 30, 2014 04:51 Edited time: December 31, 2014 13:34 A German computer hacker has demonstrated how easy it is to foil biometric fingerprint security by using nothing but commercial software and a couple of high resolution photos of one’s hand. To prove it, he recreated the German defense minister’s print. German hacker… Continue reading Hacker steals fingerprint from photo, suggests politicians wear gloves in public