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Taliban Seizes Military Biometric Devices Used By US Army

Last week US military biometric devices HIIDE (Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment) have been seized by Taliban Forces. HIIDE contains iris scans, fingerprints, and biological information. Most importantly, it has access to a larger database. Reportedly, the Joint Special Operations Command official and three former US military workers are worried about how much information has been compromised by the Taliban.

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 06:27 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Taliban, Biometric, US, military devices, HIIDE

Courtesy: The Times Of India

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Apple Comes Up With Updated Platform Security Guide

Apple has released its largest platform security guide amid the ongoing debate on users' privacy protection by global tech giants. The 200-page guide is the detailing of Apple's data protection policy across all platforms. Indicating the company's commitment towards "keeping personal information safe", the guide read, "Apple believes privacy is a fundamental human right.” The document is divided into different sections including hardware… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 10:30 AM / by Aman Tripathi

Tags: Apple, Data Privacy, End-To-End Encryption, Biometric

Courtesy: The Indian Express