Tip of the Hat to Benjamin Tedesco at LinkedIn.
Finding an ATM Skimmer: It pays to be paranoid!
While on vacation with my family in Vienna, Austria, I went to grab some cash from an ATM. Being security paranoid, I repeated my typical habit of checking the card reader with my hand as I have 100’s of times… today’s the day when my security awareness paid off! Check out my discovery of a custom made card skimmer that perfectly matches up to this ATM machine!
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Huge FBI facial recognition database flawed: GAO audit
The FBI’s facial recognition database of 411 million photos includes some 30 million criminal mugshots, drivers’ license pictures from 16 US states, 140 million images from visa applications by foreign nationals and 6.7 million photos of individuals detained by US forces abroad, but lacks adequate safeguards for accuracy and privacy protection, a congressional audit shows. Alvaro Bedoya, who heads the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown University’s law school, called the report “startling,” saying it revealed that facial recognition is being used on a much larger scale than had been disclosed.