Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms

I guess it’s time to change our … fingerprints?!

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Lol was inevitable when using a third party there would be a breach.

The researchers made multiple attempts to contact Suprema before taking the paper to the Guardian late last week. Early Wednesday morning (Australian time) the vulnerability was closed, but they still have not heard back from the security firm.

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I’ll go fetch the blow torch.

Fingerprints, facial scan data, plain text usernames and passwords… quite a haul for someone!


Oh yes… 99 digits/letters and tens of special symbols password - best security option