Cybersecurity: Photos can be traced to individual smartphones

Cybersecurity: Photos can be traced to individual smartphones

Cybersecurity: Photos can be traced to individual smartphones

(Innovation Toronto, 1/2/18)

Like bullets fired from a gun, photos can be traced to individual smartphones, opening up new ways to prevent identity theft
Not comfortable with Face ID and other biometrics? This cybersecurity advancement may be for you.

A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has discovered how to identify smartphones by examining just one photo taken by the device. The advancement opens the possibility of using smartphones — instead of body parts — as a form of identification to deter cybercrime.

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