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Samsung's Galaxy S8 iris scanner defeated with a printout and contact lens

Samsung's Galaxy S8 iris scanner defeated with a printout and contact lens

When held up to the phone, it was recognised as the eye of the person for whom the handset was registered to and unlocked itself. The image quality from shots taken as far away as 16 feet using a nice digital camera worked just fine, too. "If you value the data on your phone - and possibly want to even use it for payment - using the traditional PIN-protection is a safer approach than using body features for authentication", Engling said .



Israelis And Arabs Share 'Common Cause' Against Iran

A White House official blamed Trump's fatigue for the switch. Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE's ambassador to the USA, said the financial pledge from his country reflects "our commitment to empowering women in our region and builds on the progress we have made in our country, where women play a role in every segment of society".


Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields with James Hakett

Ford to replace CEO Mark Fields with James Hakett

The 62-year old's previous track record include stints as CEO of Steelcase , interim athletic director at the University of MI and executive chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC since March 2016. Ford said previous year it plans to spend about $5.5 billion on research and development on electric and self-driving cars . "I'm trying to design a team that's a little closer to Bill and I (sic), that allows us to make decisions very clearly for the organization".



OBM Director Mick Mulvaney Holds Briefing On Govt Budget Cuts

President Donald Trump is expected to release a proposal Tuesday that he promises will balance the federal budget within the next decade and bring about his administration's goal of 3 percent economic growth. He also aims to dump domestic violence programs and Meals on Wheels funding in order to beef up border security and the military, so the USA can start winning again.



Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

Harold Rogers, R-Ky. The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by almost one-third, eliminating more than 3,800 jobs while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.


Android Devices Infected With Malware to Steal From Bank Customers

Android Devices Infected With Malware to Steal From Bank Customers

It was estimated that Cron had infected in excess of a million smartphones in Russian Federation, on average infecting 3,500 new devices a day. The hackers also made sure that user doesn't get notified about the unwanted transfers by intercepting and blocking the confirmation SMS texts.