These ‘Biometric Blockchain ATMs’ Scan Your Face to Fight Dark Web Card Fraud

Cutting-edge blockchain ATM prototypes are being rolled out in Saudi Arabia with a unique take on granting users access to funds. The ATMs use biometric scanners to scan the face of each account holder as part of a five-factor authentication process secured by a blockchain app being used by the largest ATM provider in the Middle East. Biometric Facial Recognition With Blockchain The ATMs are the result of a partnership between Alhamrani Universal (AU) and blockchain mobile-identity platform ShoCard. The five-factor authentication process includes facial scanning, the ShoCard ID, a QR code, session IDs, and timestamps among other certification methods

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A Major Philippine Bank Just Launched Crypto ATMs and it May Fuel Massive Bitcoin Adoption

According to local publications, Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the largest commercial banks in the Philippines, has launched the country’s first crypto ATM. The bank said in an official statement obtained by Philstar that the purpose of the ATM is to provide local users an easy way to convert cryptocurrency to fiat and vice versa. The crypto ATM developed and distributed by UnionBank is a two-way machine, allowing users to purchase and sell cryptocurrencies. “In the bank’s continued quest to cater to the evolving needs and tastes of customers, including clients who use virtual currency, the ATM will

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