Iris Recognition

Iris Recognition

Making the risk of data breach even greater, law enforcement often stores its iris biometrics on databases operated by vendors and other private third parties.

DNA testing companies put everyone’s privacy at risk

DNA testing companies put everyone’s privacy at risk

“Take home message: Your DNA can identify you whether you took or not a DTC test,” Yaniv Erlich, the lead author of the study, said on Twitter.

FBI Looking For Tech to Foil Fingerprint Obliteration

FBI Looking For Tech to Foil Fingerprint Obliteration

“The [Criminal Justice Information Services] Division has identified a growing trend in which criminals intentionally alter their fingerprints to defeat identification within the NGI System,” officials wrote in a request for information.

Aadhaar, World's Largest Digital ID Project, Sued For Data Leaks

Aadhaar, World's Largest Digital ID Project, Sued For Data Leaks

Highlights Delhi High Court will hear a plea seeking damages for Aadhaar data leaks The UIDAI has 6 weeks to reply and the case will be heard on November 19 Numerous reports of Aadhaar data leaks have raised security concerns

India’s Biometric Database Is Creating A Perfect Surveillance State — And U.S. Tech Companies Are On Board

India’s Biometric Database Is Creating A Perfect Surveillance State — And U.S. Tech Companies Are On Board

The CEO of Microsoft has repeatedly praised the project, and local media have carried frequent reports on consultations between the Indian government and senior executives from companies like Apple and Google (in addition to South Korean-based Samsung) on how to make tech products Aadhaar-enabled.