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This smart toilet can read your anus like a fingerprint, say scientists

Stanford researchers are developing a smart toilet that uses biometrics to identify people’s butts and analyse their poop. The toilet is meant to detect “a range of disease markers in stool and urine” including multiple types of cancer. It’s been tested on 21 people. Researchers also surveyed 300 prospective users, […]
This smart toilet can read your anus like a fingerprint, say scientists
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Passwords are incredibly insecure, so websites and apps are quietly tracking your mouse movements and smartphone swipes without you knowing to make sure it’s really you

Passwords, PIN numbers, and fingerprints play a relatively small and insecure role in keeping your online accounts and data safe. Companies use security measures called behavioural biometrics that you likely don’t know about, like tracking your mouse movements and the typical behaviour in your accounts, measuring the angle you typically […]
Passwords are incredibly insecure, so websites and apps are quietly tracking your mouse movements and smartphone swipes without you knowing to make sure it’s really you