The past few days have seen the emergence of a new attack group - phish fingers. After the Chaos Computer Club published a fingerprint of a German minister, there's a reward out for fingerprints from the UK Prime Minister and Home Secretary.
Online advertising company Phorm has responded to its critics' demands by allowing an inspection of its plans by a respected security expert. Unfortunately, he doesn't like what he's seen.
Media attention is shifting away from London Heathrow's new Terminal 5. A backlog of 28,000 bags is being cleared via Milan, and the number of cancelled flights seems to be gradually coming down. But what about the biometric security controls?
London Heathrow's new Terminal 5 is back in the news: the Information Commissioner is investigating BAA's use of biometric security controls. But this fight isn't about security, it's about economics.
With all the fuss about the National Identity Scheme and the publication of Sir James Crosby's report, much of the media missed last week's other big identity story. Microsoft has purchased Credentica, and this could be a significant step forward for 'privacy positive' identity systems.
Newcomer Phorm has ignited a row about online privacy. It's an old debate that's being brought back into the news by new technology, but the impact on Phorm's share price demonstrates the power of privacy concerns.
A little while ago, the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) renewed the debate about building a compulsory DNA database for all UK citizens. The Home Office has rejected this idea, and two individuals are challenging the existing of the UK DNA database at the European Court of Human...
Your colour laser printer or photocopier may be printing a hidden 'bar code' on every document. Continued »
A Canadian company has launched an identification service that embodies some of the most important principles of identity crime prevention.Continued...