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Researchers discovered the personal and biometrics data of more than a million people left publicly exposed on a database owned by Suprema, a biometric security company. Data includes facial recognition and fingerprint information collected by the UK metropolitan police, small local businesses and governments globally. Suprema touts biometrics software called BioStar 2 that uses facial […]

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The number of people whose #fingerprints have been stolen as a result of the high-profile hack into the computer systems of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year is now 5.6 million. The agency revised its original estimate of 1.1 million Wednesday after finding fingerprint data in archived records that had previously not […]

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Consider this: According to Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report, attackers, on average, required less than two days to breach an organization’s network. The report mentions, “In 60 percent of the cases, attackers were able to compromise an organization within minutes.” Defenders (75%), however, took much longer to find the data breach. Target staff required […]

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