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New AI tool can synthesise fake human fingerprints fooling biometric systems
News & Analysis

New AI tool can synthesise fake human fingerprints fooling biometric systems

The fake fingerprint could fool biometric authentication for one in five people.

Donald Trump 'nominated' twice for Nobel Peace Prize: Probe cracks down on US fraud who forged nomination
World

Donald Trump 'nominated' twice for Nobel Peace Prize: Probe cracks down on US fraud who forged nomination

For the second time in two years, US president Donald Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Except both times, it was a fraudulent nomination with the origins of the mischief reportedly in the US.

Watch: Fake Ryan Gosling fools German TV show, accepts award for La La Land
Entertainment

Watch: Fake Ryan Gosling fools German TV show, accepts award for La La Land

Two German pranksters and a man pretending to be Ryan Gosling pulled a prank on a German TV show's award ceremony.

Researchers have launched a tool to demonstrate how fake news spreads
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Researchers have launched a tool to demonstrate how fake news spreads

Researchers at Indiana University have developed a new tool that shows how fake news and unverified stories spread through social media.

Facebook fake news: Chrome extension FiB helps overcome the latest threat to credible news
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Facebook fake news: Chrome extension FiB helps overcome the latest threat to credible news

A team of four students named Nabanita De, Anant Goel, Qinglin Chen and Mark Craft turned out to be the winning team at the Princeton University when given the challenge to solve fake news issue that has been hounding Facebook.

Fake IAS officer Ruby Chaudhry arrested, says she will commit suicide if she doesn't get justice
India

Fake IAS officer Ruby Chaudhry arrested, says she will commit suicide if she doesn't get justice

The fake IAS officer, Ruby Chaudhry, who was staying at LBSNAA in Mussoorie for 6 months unnoticed has been arrested.

Imposter stays in Mussoorie academy for IAS officials for 6 months, SIT to probe
India

Imposter stays in Mussoorie academy for IAS officials for 6 months, SIT to probe

In a major security breach, a woman masquerading as a trainee IAS officer stayed at the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri Administrative Academy in Mussoorie for 6 months

UPDATE: Two 'Fake' Apple Stores Face Shutdown
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UPDATE: Two 'Fake' Apple Stores Face Shutdown

Just last week, we learned that a fake Apple store was thriving in a city called Kunming in southwest China.

Facebook Fails to Stop Spammers... Again
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Facebook Fails to Stop Spammers... Again

Days after Facebook launched new security features; spammers bypass it.