Security

Watchdog sues FBI over facial recognition secrecy

A civil liberties watchdog Thursday sued the FBI and other federal agencies claiming the government is improperly withholding information on how it uses a facial recognition database of millions of Americans.

Software

Amazon improves face analysis tech, adds fear

Amazon's image recognition software is now able to detect fear. Amazon Web Services announced this as part of an update note about its facial recognition software, Rekognition.

Security

Windows Hello: Researchers bypass face authentication

In the course of a research project, security experts Matthias Deeg and Philipp Buchegger of penetration-testing company SySS found out something that put Windows Hello in spoofing-attack news this week: They were able to ...