Doxxing, swatting and the new trends in online harassment
Imagine this: there's a knock at your door. "Pizza delivery!" It's the fifth time in the last hour that you've had to say to a delivery-person: "No, I really didn't order anything." That's irritating.
Amazon TV stick goes abroad, gets new features
Amazon announced Tuesday its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services.
When your body becomes your password, the end of the login is nigh
Passwords are a pain. I've just had to rummage around for the password required in order to post this article. I seem to have 100 or more different identities on different websites to manage. Whenever I book ...
Can't remember your password? Here are two new ways to log in
Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You're not alone. Tech experts agree that traditional passwords ...
Windows 10 devices to allow sign in with face, iris
The new Windows 10 operating system will allow users to sign in to a device without a password by using biometrics, including facial recognition, Microsoft announced Tuesday.
Halifax testing ECG wearable for identity authentication
Fujitsu shows iris recognition system that unlocks phones
Fingerprint tech from Qualcomm uses ultrasonic sound waves
Putting the password problem in perspective
Passwords are one of the banes of my life. I bet they are for you, too.
When Facebook goes down it takes big chunks of the internet with it
Checking social networks is a morning ritual for many, and when that routine is disrupted – as it was recently when Facebook's servers went down – its absence can come as a surprise. But what also becomes apparent is that when the world's most popular social network is inaccessible, so t ...
FIDO specs to pave way for post-password era
Finger vein authentication technology for smooth and accurate walkthrough-style personal verification
Hitachi today announced the development of walkthrough-style finger vein authentication technology for security gates in large-scale facilities where people congregate. The technology developed overcomes ...
Theatre Arts research provides insight into human behavior for scientists, engineers who build social robots
As an actress, producer, director and theatre arts lecturer at The University of Texas at Arlington, Julienne Greer knows the techniques that help draw people's deepest emotions to the surface. Now, she's ...
Cornell professor unlocks mysteries of paintings
Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh.