Don’t Use That Fingerprint Reader on Your Laptop

September 9th, 2012

Computer SecurityBiometric identification systems such as fingerprint readers, retina scanners, etc. are supposed to make it harder for people to hack your computer. But in the case of the UPEK Protector Suite, the opposite is true. This is due to unsecure programming practices that make it trivial for someone to learn your Windows password. See the linked article for more information.

(via Ars Technica)

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