Biometric Data

Report: ‘BioStar 2’ Data Breach Leaks 1+ Million Fingerprint Records, Other Personal Details

A major data breach reportedly found in biometrics security system “BioStar 2,” built by security company Suprema, has now made private data — such as fingerprints and facial recognition scans — public, affecting at least a million people. According to researchers, once biometric data is stolen, it cannot be retrieved, potentially affecting users “for the rest of their lives.”

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