biometric spoofing

Security Researchers Detail Palm Vein Spoofing Method

Security Researchers Detail Palm Vein Spoofing Method

A pair of security researchers demonstrated a spoofing method for palm vein authentication at last month’s Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig, Motherboard reports. The method involved the use of an SLR camera with its infrared filter removed, allowing the researchers, Jan Krissler and Julian Albrecht, to image their own vein patterns. Having taken 2,500 images…

Iris Research Brings New Meaning to ‘Liveness Detection’

Iris Research Brings New Meaning to ‘Liveness Detection’

“They trained their deep learning system on a database of 574 near-infrared post-mortem images, as well as a database of 256 images of irises from live subjects…” Polish researchers are working on technology that can prevent fraudsters from using the iris biometrics of dead people. The researchers, Mateusz Trokielewicz, Adam Czajka, and Piotr Maciejewicz, have published…