76,000 fingerprints exposed online by employee ID Company

From itsecurityguru.org


Nearly 76,000 unique fingerprints were exposed online in an unprotected database bellowing to a Brazilian firm that develops fingerprint identification systems for corporations. Also in the bucket were email addresses and telephone numbers of the employees whose prints were being stored by the company Anteus Tecnolgia. The fingerprint data included ridge bifurcation and ridge ending data, both of which describe characteristics used to tell fingerprints apart.

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