Category: Security

New System Hack for Windows Hello

A key piece of the tech industry’s plan to make the world password-less and safer is biometric authentication. However, a novel method for bypassing Microsoft’s Windows Hello facial recognition system shows that a little fiddling with the hardware can deceive…

Massive Manipulation of Twitter Trends Discovered

New EPFL research focused on Turkey from the Distributed Information Systems Laboratory, a part of the School of Computer and Communication Sciences discovered a vulnerability in the algorithm which decides Twitter Trending Topics (it doesn’t take deletions into account). This…