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Yahoo Reveals Much Worse Hack Attack Than Expected

Yahoo Reveals Much Worse Hack Attack Than Expected

Yahoo’s data breach is much worse than expected. Reports emerged earlier this week that the company was preparing to confirm a hack attack that first came to light this past summer when certain credentials of about 200 million users were put up for sale online. Now, Yahoo has revealed that roughly half a billion accounts…

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: Voice and the IoT

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: Voice and the IoT

The Need For Security in IoT Increased connectivity is leading to all sorts of technological innovation, bearing the potential for a great deal of increased efficiency, not only in the world of industry, but also in at home and in the car. The Internet of Things, both industrial and commercial, promises levels of automation, customization,…

Comelec Works to Assuage Public Alarm Over Biometrics, Hack Attacks

Comelec Works to Assuage Public Alarm Over Biometrics, Hack Attacks

In the wake of a major hacking scandal, The Philippines’ Commission on Elections (Comelec) is working hard to assuage public alarm over fears related to biometric data having been compromised. The hack attacks occurred toward the end of March, with Anonymous Philippines defacing Comelec’s website and a group called Lulzsec Pilipinas posting putative voter data…

Hack Fears Propel Biometric POS Market: Report

Hack Fears Propel Biometric POS Market: Report

The global biometric POS terminals market will grow at a rate of 26 percent (CAGR) between 2016 and 2020, according to new research from Technavio. Increasingly sophisticated hack attacks are the major factor in the market’s growth, according to the firm’s new report. Explaining the findings in a statement, Technavio lead research analyst Soumya Mutsuddi…