Facial recognition technology: force for good or privacy threat?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

It seems facial recognition technology, as technology so often does, has raced far ahead of our ability to define its ethical use. We take a hard look at major concerns brewing in cities around the world.

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FaceApp scares point to larger data collection problems

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 16:38:29 +0000

The blowback against FaceApp—for which data the company can collect and how it can use that data—is a bit overblown. Countless American companies do the exact same thing today.

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Stop facial recognition trials now, warns UK committee

Credit to Author: Danny Bradbury| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:26:39 +0000

The UK government should suspend trials of automatic facial recognition systems until it can meet regulators’ concerns about the technology, according to a report released Friday.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/nakedsecurity/~4/0CSbKeo22L8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (July 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:27:09 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 8–14, including secure data sending, federal data privacy law, the Soft Cell attack, and more.

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A week in security (June 24 – 30)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 17:02:56 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from June 24–30, including top malicious web campaigns, updates on the GreenFlash Sundown exploit, a Malwarebytes initiative to double down on stalkerware detection and awareness, and more.

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A week in security (June 3 – 9)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:30:58 +0000

A weekly roundup of security news from June 3–9, including Magecart, breaches, hyperlink auditing, Bluekeep, FTC, and facial recognition.

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