authentication

CCC

Hackers Make a Fake Hand to Beat Vein Authentication

Security researchers disclosed new work at the Chaos Communication Congress showing how hackers can bypass vein based authentication.
Joseph Cox
Max Hoppenstedt
12.27.18
Social Media

Hackers Can Now Unlock Phones With a VR Headset and Facebook Photos

Researchers prove that devices can be spoofed by photos taken from social media.
Janus Kopfstein
8.27.16
Facebook

Facebook Hack Shows It’s Time to Upgrade Our Method of Verifying Identity

All you need to get around two-factor authentication is Photoshop.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.28.16
Power

Physicists Foil Forgers with Unclonable Reflective Patterns

Thank cholesteric liquid crystal microspheres.
Michael Byrne
6.11.16
Power

Lego-Driven Robot Programmed To Hack Gesture-Based Security

Your swipes aren't all that precious after all, according to a new study.
Michael Byrne
5.7.16
News

Craig Wright's New Evidence That He Is Satoshi Nakamoto Is Worthless

It should be trivial.
Jordan Pearson and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.2.16
security

Intel's Secretive Hack-Proof Authentication Scheme Is Now Ready To Be Hacked

An entire new generation of processors will come with hardware-enabled security.
Michael Byrne
1.20.16
Business

Forget Fingerprints, Bionic Identity IDs You Through Your Friends

Everywhere we go, we're constantly proving that we are who we say we are.
DJ Pangburn
6.7.14
Internet

The White House Wants to Issue You an Online ID

The government is testing out whether it makes sense to create a federally verified cyber ID.
Meghan Neal
4.28.14
security

Secure Mobile Payments Are Best Done In Blood

Your body's the new wallet, and your blood is the new credit card number.
Meghan Neal
4.17.14