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Links:
https://news.samsung.com/global/statement-on-fingerprint-recognition-issue
https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/10127908/samsung-galaxy-s10-screen-protector-ebay/
https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/59nqdb/samsung-galaxy-s10-vault-like-security-beaten-by-a-dollar3-screen-protector
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-samsung-elec-smartphone/samsung-to-patch-galaxy-s10-fingerprint-problem-idUSKBN1WW0Q5
https://www.cnet.com/news/samsung-promises-to-fix-galaxy-s10-fingerprint-unlock-bug/
https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-pixel-4s-face-unlock-works-even-if-you-have-your-eyes-closed/
https://www.cnet.com/news/pixel-4-face-unlock-works-even-when-your-eyes-are-closed-unconscious-dead-google-patch-months-away/
https://www.zdnet.com/article/facial-recognition-doesnt-work-as-intended-on-42-of-110-tested-smartphones/
https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-to-roll-out-update-in-the-coming-months-to-fix-pixel-4-face-unlock-bypass/
https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/20/20924143/google-pixel-4-face-unlock-eyes-security-update-coming-months
https://www.cyberscoop.com/samsung-fingerprint-flaw-google-pixel-biometric-security/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/17/20917988/ron-wyden-facebook-privacy-data-regulation-do-not-track
https://www.zdnet.com/article/us-senator-introduces-privacy-bill-that-would-jail-ceos-for-user-privacy-violations/
https://threatpost.com/execs-jail-time-privacy-violations/149334/
https://www.cnet.com/news/senator-proposes-data-privacy-bill-with-serious-punishments/

https://nordvpn.com/blog/official-response-datacenter-breach/
https://www.zdnet.com/article/nordvpn-confirms-data-center-breach/
https://techcrunch.com/2019/10/21/nordvpn-confirms-it-was-hacked/
https://www.cnet.com/news/popular-vpn-service-nordvpn-confirms-datacenter-breach/

 

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