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Why GDPR is a good thing for all of us, but still only a step in the right direction

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My last post was about the dangers of spoofing / malware / ID theft - and a major reason why this is happening so much is that too many companies are recklessly and carelessly exploiting customer details and data - in fact various different types of your personal digital signature and ID. You for example order a pizza online - and are forced to fill in a mobile phone field - meaning forever after you have to fend off myriad call centres up and down the country or indeed on other continents - ...

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Spoofing is at epidemic levels now and more needs to be done to counter it

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In these past few weeks I have witnessed or experienced 4 significant spoofing attempts / events. Most of us will have caught the news about over 1 million Android users inadvertently downloading a fake version of the WhatsApp chat app. I’ve received a fake Adobe tax refund email, several fake Amazon SMS delivery notifications (with suspicious ’preview’ pop-up links), as well as encountered what I believe are a couple of spoof ’Sign into iTunes Store’ pop-ups on my...

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Is Palm Vein Authentication the best solution for Biometric Security Access?

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Finger-print scanning is too easy to fake, and iris-scanning can be a little fiddly, and yes, if you really want to - you can probably by-pass that with a glass eye too.

The Security Industry has long been searching for a contactless and non-invasive (i.e. non dna-scraping) foolproof biometric security authentication technique that is quick and easy, and difficult to hack or circumvent.

Largely developed by Fujitsu, and now used mostly by US healthcare centres to ward of fraudulent health-...

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