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Detailed explanation of how Touch ID fingerprint security on iPhone 5s works

Detailed explanation of how Touch ID fingerprint security on iPhone 5s works
by Ahmed Humayun
The fingerprint data remains safe and unread and gets deleted as soon as it becomes decryption key Read more Feb 27 2014, 11:22am CST
 

Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless

by Associated Press
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership... Read more Feb 26 2014, 1:46am CST
 

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile
by Forbes
Leaked screenshots from @evleaks about Samsung’s next Galaxy device, the S5, suggest Samsung is jumping head first into the biometricification of mobile. The screenshots show a fingerprint scanner with the file name... Read more Feb 1 2014, 5:43am CST
 

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords
by Forbes
Last month I wrote about Google's efforts to provide a secure, easy to use, alternative to user-generated passwords. I noted that this effort has the potential to fundamentally alter the way consumers safeguard their... Read more Dec 20 2013, 4:51pm CST
 

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security
by Sumayah Aamir
A group known as the Chaos Computer Club has hacked Apple’s Touch ID System. The fact that they have broken through the security of the fingerprint authentication system shows the fallibility of Apple’s latest... Read more Sep 23 2013, 4:41am CDT
 

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment
by Sumayah Aamir
Apple’s new iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner has just come up against some laws that protect the rights of the individual (even if he or she is a criminal). Its fingerprint authentication makes a travesty of the 5th... Read more Sep 14 2013, 5:21am CDT
 

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More
by Sumayah Aamir
With hackers and other lowlife elements hiding among the wilderness that is the Internet, usernames and passwords have become old hat. The death of the password is the birth of the biometric code. Machines are made that... Read more Sep 11 2013, 8:10am CDT
 

Twitter finally gets login verification feature

Twitter finally gets login verification feature
by Gene Ryan Briones
It's an answered prayer to many, particularly to heavy users of the social blogging platform known as Twitter. Today, Twitter is announcing the launch of a new security feature to better protect its users from the... Read more May 22 2013, 10:52pm CDT
 

Microsoft's New Two-Factor Authentication Sign-In Process

Microsoft's New Two-Factor Authentication Sign-In Process
by Sumayah Aamir
In the past it used to be as simple as a username and password. But now an additional piece of information has been encoded called "Two-step Verification". This is to beef up the security of Microsoft’s sign-... Read more Apr 18 2013, 4:50am CDT
 

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled
by Luigi Lugmayr
Your veins in your Palm are unique. Read more Sep 15 2010, 7:53am CDT
 

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