Kaspersky creates a prototype ring you can wear on your finger for authentication. It sounds more like science fiction, but it’s basically another mode of authentication: Kaspersky has developed a wearable ring with a stone storing a unique “fingerprint” for authenticating to biometric systems. The security firm, with the help of a 3D accessory designer,
Thousands of organizations, including banks, governments, and the UK Metropolitan Police, use the biometric security tool to authenticate users. Researchers with VPNMentor have discovered a massive leak in biometric security platform BioStar 2, which uses facial recognition and fingerprint scanning as part of its means to identify users. Thousands of organizations use the tool to
Data from routines intended to calibrate motion sensors can identify individual iOS and Android devices in a newly released exploit. Attackers can use some of the mechanisms around sensors in smartphones to track devices around the Internet with no special permissions or escalations required, according to researchers. SensorID – the name researchers Jiexin Zhang, Alastair R.