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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 Biostar 2 platform, which is used to secure commercial and government building around the globe. Vpnmentor security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar discovered the exploit, which made fingerprint/facial recognition data along with unhashed passwords and usernames available through a publicly accessible database. In total, nearly 28 million records were accessible, weighing in at 23 gigabytes. “We were able to find plain-text passwords of administrator accounts,” Rotem explained. “Millions... Read more...