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2014-12-30 08:48:04

A German hacker has found a way to fool Touch ID or similar security software into giving you access simply by using a photograph of the actual owner’s fingerprint.

Security Concerns Arise Over Apple's TouchID Fingerprint Scanner
2013-09-23 10:17:45

Not long after Apple confirmed TouchID, the fingerprint scanner technology in the iPhone 5S, questions began to emerge about how the phone stores this fingerprint, where it is stored, and if storing such intimate data on a smartphone would be safe in the first place.

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2011-12-31 08:12:56

Computer hackers have announced plans to place their own communication satellites into orbit.

German Government Does Not Deny Spying On Computer Users
2011-10-10 10:36:45

The German government is spying on computer users in its country with a trojan horse program without their consent, a German hacker group claims.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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