Forget iris and fingerprint scans — scanning noses could be a quicker and easier way to verify a person’s identity, according to scientists at the University of Bath. With worries about illegal immigration and identity theft, authorities are increasingly looking to using an individual’s physical characteristics, known as biometrics, to confirm their identity. Read the full article. [Homeland Security Newswire]
Electronics company VTech, perhaps best known for manufacturing children’s toys, announced Monday that information on five million accounts were compromised in a breach this month.
A vulnerability reported to United Airlines that could have been exploited to manipulate flight reservations and customer data sat unpatched for almost six months before it was fixed.
Two more self-signed root certificates and corresponding private keys were found on Dell computers.