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It’s been an ugly six months for identity theft and data breaches

Biometric Update

A look back at U.S. security debacles in 2022, combined with a “major incident” this year, is doing nothing to make Americans feel good about the safety of the biometric data they share.

None of the incidents in question seemed to target facial or other biometrics specifically, but businesses and agencies harvesting them have of late sounded pretty confident that there is little need to worry.

TransUnion has published a report claiming that at least 22 million people in the United States were victims of data breaches exposing personally identifiable information in the fourth quarter of last year alone.

Face biometrics on driver’s licenses and passports are among the irreplaceable personally identifiable data, according to the company is known primarily for its credit-scoring service.


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