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November 2018

cryptovision partners with Credence ID

cryptovision has concluded a partnership agreement with Credence ID, a leading manufacturer of mobile ID verification devices based in Emeryville, California. This partnership enables Credence ID to include cryptovision’s eID middleware, the SCalibur SDK, on Android based mobile devices. The first joint project is being delivered to an EU state’s Immigration and Border Control agency for mobile identity document validation in cooperation with a European systems integrator delivering the hardware …Read More

Meet cryptovision at the TRUSTECH 2018 in Cannes

With 11,000 visitors from 143 countries, 300 exhibitors, and 250 speakers, the TRUSTECH in Cannes, France, is a must-attend for the smart card industry. Like in the years before, cryptovision will swarm at the 2018 edition (27 to 29 November) of this important event – including a presentation given by cryptovision’s Klaus Schmeh. In the “Crypto Trust & Crypto Currencies” session on November 28th, Klaus will speak about “How to …Read More

FIFA, hacked again, is leaking like a sieve

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), world soccer’s governing body, acknowledged last week that it’s been hacked – again. The first cyberattack, in 2017 – which led to the publishing of footballers’ failed drug tests – was attributed to the Russian hacking group Fancy Bear, also known as APT28. FIFA President Gianni Infantino admitted to the new hack while talking to the press after a FIFA Council meeting last week in …Read More

Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale

Hackers appear to have compromised and published private messages from at least 81,000 Facebook users’ accounts. The perpetrators told the BBC Russian Service that they had details from a total of 120 million accounts, which they were attempting to sell, although there are reasons to be sceptical about that figure. Facebook said its security had not been compromised. And the data had probably been obtained through malicious browser extensions. Read …Read More