Day: September 20, 2019

Millions of patient medical records freely accessible online

Millions of records belonging to patients worldwide, including X-Rays, mammograms and MRI scans, were long freely accessible online without basic security measures, German authorities said on Tuesday after a media investigation. ProPublica and Bavarian public television BR reported that some 16 million records were available “unprotected on the internet and […]

Soon, unlock your phone using earbuds

Move over passcodes and fingerprint scanners as researchers have developed wireless biometric earbuds that can unlock your smartphone based on the unique geometry of your ear canals. The researchers, led by computer scientist Zhanpeng Jin from the University of Buffalo in the US, built the prototype of the tool called […]