Associate Professor Alexander Aleksakhin, from the Faculty of Information Technologies at Synergy University, said that the collection of biometric data can lead to identity theft, breaches of privacy and loss of access to secure services. It has been reported URA.RU.
If hackers gain access to biometric information, which may include fingerprints, facial recognition data or iris scans, it could lead to identity theft, financial fraud and other cybercrime, he said.
The expert noted that a person may lose the opportunity to receive protected information due to incorrect collection of biometric data.
He added that biometric data collected by various institutions or private companies can be used for surveillance, tracking and control purposes by violating your privacy.
Previously in the State Duma made responsibility project when using personal data.
According to the document, violations in the use of biometric data will be fined from six to ten thousand rubles for officials – from 100 to 300 thousand rubles for legal entities – 700 thousand rubles.
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