11 Dec 2020

‘Fingerprint-Jacking’ Attack Technique Manipulates Android UI

Researchers have been conducting studies into the technique of fingerprint-jacking, in which threat actors overcome fingerprint scanning technologies for malicious intent. fingerprint-jacking is a user-interface based attack that steals users’ biometric data when stored in Andriod apps. Many different smartphone models consist of fingerprint scanners that authorize access to enable

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05 Dec 2019

Artificial Fingerprint Ring Could Combat Biometric Data Theft

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, Swedish 3D accessory designer Benjamin Waye, and creative agency Archetype have teamed up to create a ring that could provide an alternative option to using human fingerprints. The ring could also solve the issue of what to do if your biometric data is stolen. The jewelry consists

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