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Category: Biometrics

The US Department of Homeland security warns hundreds of widely-used medical devices are open to hack attacks.

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After Childcare Vouchers and Luncheon Vouchers the UK Government has a new token to help businesses.

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Leaked document raises questions about biometrics viability for ID cards

A government intelligence agency has warned that current biometric technology may not be good enough for internal Whitehall use, according to a document leaked to Computing’.

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FOREIGN companies are lined up for a multi-billion pound bonanza introducing the Government’s controversial identity card scheme, with no large British company likely to be involved in leading the project.

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By Jason Burke and Peter Warren

Farewell to black gloves, swag bags and crowbars. Deodorants will soon be the burglar’s preferred tool.
Government scientists are evaluating new technology that allows people to be identified by body odour, making the tracing of criminals by their unique whiff, whether of fear, greed or excitement, a possibility within years.

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