Visible to the public "Biometrics of One Million People Discovered on Publicly Accessible Database"Conflict Detection Enabled

A biometrics database used by banks, defense contractors, and the police was discovered by security researchers to be unprotected online. According to researchers at vpnMentor, the database, called Biostar 2, contained unencrypted fingerprint data, facial recognition data, access logs, and more. As the Biostar 2 database is used by organizations for the security of warehouses and offices, there was also an exposure of user names, passwords, and personal information in relation to employees. This article continues to discuss the breach in regard to what types of data was exposed, how many users have been affected, and the response to this discovery.

Computing reports "Biometrics of One Million People Discovered on Publicly Accessible Database"