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  • Apple Touch ID hack was easier than expected

    25.09.2013

    It has been confirmed: Starbug of the German Chaos Computer Club has received the crowd-sourced prize for hacking Apple's Touch ID security feature.

  • CCC hackers say they cracked Apple's Touch ID

    23.09.2013

    Hackers from the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) claim they have bypassed Apple’s Touch ID, the new security feature that uses a sensor embedded in the new iPhone 5S' home button to allow users to authenticate themselves to the device via their fingerprint, by using "easy everyday means".

  • Why the iPhone fingerprint reader is a good idea

    11.09.2013

    Two new iPhones have been announced. According to Apple's presentation, the most common way to secure a device is with a passcode and about half of smartphone users do not use a passcode.

  • Replacing passwords and PINs with your heartbeat

    04.09.2013

    We've been hearing for a while now that passwords will soon become a thing of the past and, as it seems now, biometric authentication is likely to take their place.

  • Fingerprint algorithm for Android devices

    23.08.2013

    Precise Biometrics AB has launched a new software product designed and optimized for embedding fingerprint verification on smartphones and tablets.




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Nine patterns make up 92 percent of security incidents

Posted on 23 April 2014.  |  Researchers have found that 92 percent of the 100,000 security incidents analyzed over the past ten years can be traced to nine basic attack patterns that vary from industry to industry.


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