Afghanistan: Taliban seized US military biometric devices, report says

//Afghanistan: Taliban seized US military biometric devices, report says

Afghanistan: Taliban seized US military biometric devices, report says

Taliban forces have reportedly seized US military biometric devices that can scan irises, fingers, and faces, which could help them identify Afghans who assisted coalition forces.The devices, known as HIIDE, or Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment, were seized during the Taliban’s offensive, according to The Intercept.The Intercept spoke to current and former US military officials, “all of whom worried that sensitive data they contain could be used by the Taliban”.The devices are…

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