Artificial Intelligence Reports of ‘big brother’ China social credit system untrue according to AI expert

A high-ranking Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) expert on Wednesday defended the country's social credit score system, despite what he said …

Privacy Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition, Microsoft disagrees

The EU's proposal for a temporary ban on facial-recognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday …

Data privacy Facial recognition at Indian cafe sparks calls for data protection law

The use of facial recognition technology at a popular Indian cafe chain that triggered a backlash among customers, led to …

Surveillance Facial recognition complicates vote for women in Afghanistan

The first female founder of an Afghan political party has urged the country to rethink the use of facial recognition …

Surveillance Mass surveillance fears as India readies facial recognition system

India is preparing to install a nationwide facial recognition system in an effort to catch criminals and find missing children. …

Surveillance The fashion statement against surveillance

Top designers wrapped up London Fashion Week, making their way to Paris to grab the world's attention with their lavish …

Privacy Privacy and the police: British activist to appeal ‘sinister’ facial recognition

Privacy campaigners in Britain said on Wednesday they would appeal a landmark ruling that supported "sinister" police use of facial …

Information Security Five reasons why passwords aren’t going away any time soon

Gerald Beuchelt, CISO at LogMeIn, explores the practical reasons as to why biometrics cannot be considered a true replacement for …

News Researcher claims Juggalo makeup can help people defeat facial recognition tech

A security researcher has discovered that if people use a so-called Juggalo makeup on their faces, they will stand a …

News Privacy groups worried about how Apple will regulate developers’ access to face data

A number of privacy experts are expressing concern over how Apple will be able to regulate the use of face …

Information Security Security concerns abound as Apple launches iPhone X with Face ID

Apple launched the £999 iPhone X last night, laying to rest the decade-old home button but more importantly, bringing out …