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Biostar 2: Suprema plays down fingerprint leak reports

BBC Technology - Wed 21 Aug 19

Suprema says a probe found the scope of a fingerprint data leak was "significantly" less than reported.

Found: World-readable database used to secure buildings around the globe

Arstechnica - Wed 14 Aug 19

23-gigabyte database had plain-text passwords, face images, and much more.

Huge data leak exposed the biometric data of MILLIONS of people

Daily Mail - Wed 14 Aug 19

Facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information was unearthed by Israeli security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar.

Massive biometric security flaw exposed nearly 28 million records

Techspot - Wed 14 Aug 19

Security researchers with vpnmentor, a service that reviews virtual private network providers, recently found a publicly accessible database that was unprotected and mostly unencrypted.

Massive Suprema Biostar 2 Security Flaw Leaks Biometric Data On 1 Million Users

HotHardware - Wed 14 Aug 19

Unfortunately, we have another security breach to report on today, and this one involves biometric data on over million people that improperly secured. The system in question is the Suprema ...

Massive biometric security flaw exposed more than one million fingerprints

Engadget - Wed 14 Aug 19

A biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence companies has suffered a major data breach, revealing the fingerprints of more than one million people as well as unencrypted ...

Biostar security software 'leaked a million fingerprints'

BBC Technology - Wed 14 Aug 19

Biometric security software Biostar 2 was found to have exposed sensitive user data online.

Huge security flaw exposes biometric data of more than a million users

The Verge - Wed 14 Aug 19

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A huge cache of unsecured biometric credentials and personal information has been discovered by security researchers, The Guardian reports. ...

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms

Guardian.co.uk - Wed 14 Aug 19

Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition ...

Biometric data of a million users leaked

Techradar - Wed 14 Aug 19

User data from Suprema's Biostar 2 security platform has leaked online after the company stored it in a publicly accessible database.