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(8) Why biometric security fails at being secure - YouTube
Why biometric security fails at being secure. can't change your finger
on a long enough timescale - your fingerprint of face will be re-created
high resolution photo can replicate fingerprint. can't change fingerprint nor face
don't need to photograph. just steal them. all of them. in an attack.
this will happen eventually.

& The New Attack Surface is Your Life -
- hackers spend millions, you spend 0, = hackers win. if they target you.

& Phone numbers can not be highjacked as well
These 7 Digits May Be More Important Than Your Social Security Number
running your life through one device - you are vulnerable
- have burner phone number for contacts
biometric  fingerprint  security  cyber  IT  identity  theft  2FA  phone  number  sim  jacking  swapping  ransomware  phishing  impersonation  social  engineering 
5 weeks ago by asterisk2a
The new mobile phone scam delivering a problem - BBC News
identity theft
- people get your personal details.
- open a credit card in your name, or paypal account,
order items to the address, intercept the delivery infront of the house or disguise as delivery person saying handed you the wrong parcel
now have the goods worth they orders, and you sit on the bill.
The latest official figures published in the Crime Survey for England and Wales showed that there were 3.8 million fraud incidents reported in the year to March 2019.

That was up 17% over the year.

Meanwhile UK Finance reported 2.8 million cases of frauds involving UK-issued payment cards, remote banking and cheques - an increase of 39% from the previous year.
identity  theft  scam 
august 2019 by asterisk2a

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