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UK schools using facial recognition on students

Nine schools from Scotland’s North Ayrshire region were found to be using facial recognition technology to verify students’ payments at the school canteens. The officials claimed the technology reduces transaction times and is more secure than other forms of payment. However, the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) is set to intervene and advise a "less intrusive" approach. Read More


Dental data breach exposes patient info

A data breach involving the North American Dental Management, a vendor of the Professional Dental Alliance (PDA), exposed the data of 170,000 individuals. Based on reports, the company experienced an email phishing attack between March 31 and April 1, 2021, exposing patient information, including name, phone number, email address, mailing address, dental information, Social Security number, etc. Read More


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