A cybersecurity awareness campaign in China has prompted a warning about criminals harvesting fingerprint information from a popular pose in pictures uploaded to the internet. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s scissor-hand selfie-takers warned of cybersecurity threat

  • Powerful zoom functions can reveal fingerprint details which may be copied by criminals
Topic |   China Society

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A cybersecurity awareness campaign in China has prompted a warning about criminals harvesting fingerprint information from a popular pose in pictures uploaded to the internet. Photo: Shutterstock
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A student uses facial recognition to enter Peking University. Photo: Simon Song

Artificial intelligence is watching China’s students but how well can it really see?

  • The country’s schools and universities have been keen adopters of AI, applying the technology in classrooms and dormitories
Topic |   Artificial intelligence

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A student uses facial recognition to enter Peking University. Photo: Simon Song
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