New WhatsApp feature should give chats more privacy
Users can now give more privacy in WhatsApp chats through the Chat Lock feature. This makes these chats accessible only after entering a device password or biometric access like a fingerprint.
With the functionality now added to the messaging app, a chat discussion is automatically removed from ... Read more
Thales Biometric Payment Card: a post-COVID security solution
The innovation would allow banks to remove limits on contactless payments.
This week Paris-based Thales announced the launch of a new payment card that includes an onboard fingerprint sensor. The innovation promises to deliver improved security and usability as well as an end to contactless paym... Read more
Chrome browser in ChromeOS receives fingerprint support
Google has announced that version 88 of ChromeOS will support WebAuthn. This allows its users to log in to a website with biometric data such as a fingerprint.
In a blog post, Google has described all new features in ChromeOS 88. With support for WebAuthn it is possible to log in to a website wi... Read more
Fujitsu updates PalmSecure authentication
Fujitsu reports that the company's PalmSecure technology, which can biometrically identify individuals, will be upgraded. With this technology, passwords are no longer needed to identify users.
The latest version is now available in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. The four components on ... Read more
Security professionals are switching to biometric security, but need to do more.
According to a survey conducted last week at the RSA security conference, security professionals are starting to switch to biometric security. However, there is still more to be done. That's what Silicon Angle reports.
The investigation was carried out by security company Veridium. 56 percent of re... Read more