Millions of fingerprints leaked in security software flaw

More than a million fingerprints and other sensitive data have been exposed by a biometric security firm.

Researchers working with a cyber security firm say that they accessed data from a security tool which is used by thousands of companies worldwide including the Metropolitan Police highest security facilities.

A spokesperson for the company has stated that if there was any definite threat on their clients, they would have taken immediate action and would have made the necessary announcements to protect the customers’ valuable assets.

It is understood that the data was left exposed for 8 days between the 5th and the 13th of August 2019.

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