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Report: biometric data of over a million people leaked

Aug 18, 2019 00:41 IST

According to reports, unsecured biometric data and personal information of over 1 million people has been discovered by security researchers. Along with fingerprint data, the researchers also found facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords. The data leak was reportedly found in a publicly accessible database of personal information belonging to users of the Suprema Biostar 2 security platform. The system in question is used to secure commercial buildings in USA, UK, India, Japan and the UAE.