WhatsApp is rolling out an extra security feature that requires you to confirm your identity with face or fingerprint unlock on your smartphone when you access your account on desktop or the web.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working on a new privacy-focused feature that will further improve the app experience by allowing users to sign in to WhatsApp Web using their fingerprint.
WhatsApp for Android has recently been updated giving users the ability to unlock the app with their fingerprint. The feature has been available in WhatsApp Beta since August this year.
Samsung has promised a patch to fix the in-display fingerprint scanner in its Galaxy S10, after concerns were raised that anyone could unlock it when a screen protector was applied on the phone.
Mozilla has released Firefox 67 onto the stable branch. The update is pretty big with initial support for WebRender and the inclusion of a cryptomining and fingerprinting blocker to enhance privacy.
Former employees of Wendy's have filed a class-action lawsuit in Illinois against the restaurant for the way it handles employees' fingerprint data, potentially breaking a state law.
OnePlus has confirmed that its next flagship - the 6T - will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. The device is expected to launch sometime next month, but pricing remains a mystery.
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note device is going to ship with an in-display fingerprint scanner, according to sources familiar with the topic. The suggestion further corroborates a previous report.
Market research company TrendForce believes 2018 will see a rapid proliferation of under-display fingerprint sensing technology, especially among Android-powered smartphone manufacturers.
Apple has patented a sub-display fingerprint imaging technology based on acoustic imaging which could replace Touch ID in the near future and perhaps mark the end of the Home button.
Excelsior Springs High School in Missouri is the latest educational institution to require fingerprints from students. It hopes to track the students as it tries to implement a new learning regime.
Today Kensington announced the release of VeriMark, a fingerprint sensor that plugs into a USB port and works with both Windows Hello and FIDO to provide multi-factor authentication to your account.
At its F8 developer conference, Facebook unveiled a feature called Delegated Account Recovery, which would act as a method to securely log into third party sites using your Facebook account.
Mastercard has revealed a new credit card with a fingerprint scanner. While fingerprint security isn't foolproof, it does improve the current state of bank card security, which uses just a PIN.
The UK's Rail Delivery Group has outlined plans to "harness digital technology" to expand capacity and improve the quality of travel for passengers on the country's congested national rail network.
Android 7.1.2 Nougat beta update has finally brought fingerprint gesture support to the LG Nexus 5X. The feature was previously exclusive to Google's Pixel and Pixel XL handsets.
Recent updates to the Chromium software project suggest impending support for fingerprint or other bio-metric authentication, such as facial recognition. Now we just need the hardware.
Microsoft has been working on its Windows 10 Mobile Authenticator and users can take a sneak peek at the new beta version. Once final it will include support for push notifications and Windows Hello.
A slide shown in a presentation during the recent WinHEC conference confirms that fingerprint support is coming to Windows 10 Mobile this summer in the Anniversary Update.
In a new proof of concept attack, a team from Michigan State University has demonstrated an ability to successfully spoof fingerprints and gain access to two flagship Android smartphones.
The Surface Type Cover with Fingerprint ID has been a US exclusive until now - but today, Microsoft opened pre-orders in various markets including the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, and more.
An issue recently discovered by a startup regarding iPhone's Touch ID, found that imprinting a fingerprint on Play-Doh, then on the sensor can make the phone believe a real fingerprint was used.
One of our members has put together a quick and easy test scenario for you to check for Superfish style interceptions on your machine, with step by step instructions for the major browsers included.
The WSJ is reporting that HTC is getting ready to launch its long-rumored HTC One Max handset. This phablet-like device will reportedly feature a 5.9-inch screen and a fingerprint scanner.
Recent patent filings by Apple show the company is committing continued interest in fingerprint scanning technology, but will we see it incorporated into the next generation of mobile devices?
Microsoft recently announced enhanced fingerprint capabilities for Windows 8.1 and a newly posted video from TechEd gives us a better look at the upcoming integration that will arrive later this year.
A new setting has been spotted in the latest build of Windows 8.1 that could hint at a new fingerprint unlock functionality - the latest in a long line of leaked features expected in the OS update.
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