identification News of 10/24/20
Google Is Making Autofill On Chrome For Mobile More Secure
Google today announced a new autofill experience for Chrome on mobile that will use biometric authentication for credit card transactions, as well as an updated built-in password manager that will make signing in to a site a bit more ...
Researchers Use Biometrics, Including Data From The Oura Ring, To Predict COVID-19 Symptoms In Advance
A team of researchers from the West Virginia University (WVU) Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI), along with WVU’s Medicine department and staff from Oura Health have developed a platform they say can be used to anticipate the onset of ...
Ping Identity Files For $100m IPO On Nasdaq Under The Ticker ‘Ping’
Some eight months after it was reported that Ping Identity’s owners Vista Equity had hired bankers to explore a public listing, today Ping Identity took the plunge: the Colorado-based online ID management company has filed an S-1 form ...
India’S State Gas Company Leaks Millions Of Aadhaar Numbers
Another security lapse has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers. This time, India’s state-owned gas company Indane left exposed a part of its website for dealers and distributors, even though it’s only supposed to be accessible with a ...
Indian State Government Leaks Thousands Of Aadhaar Numbers
A lapse in security has led to the leaking of over a hundred thousand Aadhaar numbers, TechCrunch can reveal. One of the web systems used to record attendance of government workers for the Indian state of Jharkhand was left exposed and without a ...
Zwipe Tops Up With $14m To Bring Biometric Payment Cards To Market This Year
Biometric payment card startup Zwipe has swiped $14M to add to an earlier Series B round as it continues to work towards commercializing technology that embeds a fingerprint reader in payment plastic for an added layer of security. “We ...
3d-Printed Heads Let Hackers – And Cops – Unlock Your Phone
There’s a lot you can make with a 3D printer: from prosthetics , corneas , and firearms — even an Olympic-standard luge . You can even 3D print a life-size replica of a human head — and not just for Hollywood. Forbes reporter ...