While biometrics are becoming a ubiquitous component of securing consumer data on mobile and other digital devices, there is no industry standard in place to protect that data once it leaves the device and enters the cloud.
As smartphone capabilities evolve, the balance between “IT friend” and “IT foe” must be constantly re-evaluated.
Natural Security has announced the launch and newly elected governing board of the world’s first open Alliance dedicated to secure transactions based on wireless and biometrics.
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.
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".
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