(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.