Inspector General Report: Airport Facial Recognition Faces Technical Problems

A Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report highlighted many challenges to facial recognition at airports. The problems of accurate biometric matches apply to all travelers, and particularly U.S. citizens. According to the Inspector General’s report, “U.S. citizens accounted for the lowest biometric confirmation rate.”…

New York City Home-Sharing Ordinance Could Create Privacy Nightmare

Many cities across the country are struggling with issues surrounding short-term vacation rentals and how they affect the availability and price of housing for local residents. However, New York City’s latest ordinance aimed at regulating home-sharing platforms is an extraordinary governmental overreach with invasive privacy…

Stupid Patent of the Month: Trolling Virtual Reality

This month’s stupid patent describes an invention that will be familiar to many readers: a virtual reality (VR) system where participants can interact with a virtual world and each other. US Patent No. 6,409,599 is titled “Interactive virtual reality performance theater entertainment system.” Does the…

SheIn Data Breach Exposed Details 6.4 Million Customers To Hackers

After so many private and government organizations suffering data breaches, a US-based fashion retailer now enters the list. Reportedly, the SheIn Data Breach Exposed Personal Details 6.4 Million Customers To Hackers on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE SheIn Data Breach Exposed Details 6.4…

Windows Secretly Stores Your Texts Via Handwriting Recognition Tool

Windows Handwriting Recognition has been around for quite a while. Many Windows users who prefer touch-screen or stylus as input Windows Secretly Stores Your Texts Via Handwriting Recognition Tool on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Windows Secretly Stores Your Texts Via Handwriting Recognition…

New Cold Boot Attacks Allow Stealing Data From Almost All Computers

Many people tend to put laptops to ‘Sleep’ instead of shutting it down. Whether you’re at home, or at your New Cold Boot Attacks Can Evade Current Mitigations on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New Cold Boot Attacks Allow Stealing Data From Almost…