By Fooling a Webcam, Hackers were Able to get Past Windows Hello

  Biometric authentication is a critical component of the IT industry’s plan to eliminate the need for passwords. However, a new method for fooling Microsoft’s Windows Hello facial recognition technology demonstrates that a little hardware tinkering can make the system unlock when it shouldn’t. Face-recognition authentication has become more prevalent in recent years thanks to […]

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Programmer coded a software to track women in porn videos using face-recognition

A Chinese programmer based in Germany created a software using face-recognition technology to identify women who had appeared in porn videos.  The information about the project was posted on the Chinese social network WeiboA. Then a Twitter handle @yiqinfu tweeted ’’A Germany-based Chinese programmer said he and some friends have identified 100k porn actresses from […]

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San Francisco to ban facial recognition

Law makers in San Francisco have voted to ban the use of face recognition technology by city agencies, including the police department while provoking worries over privacy. The new bill  Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, was introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin. The ordinance states that any plans to buy any kind of new surveillance […]

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