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Rumours: Biometrics

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December 7, 2011

02:22

Biometrics was made famous from movies like Minority Report, Mission Impossible and Charlie's Angels... mostly when Tom Cruise was coming up with a way to fool them. But chances are, real-world biometrics will be coming to a security check near you someday soon, if they haven't already. So how secure are these technologies? And how concerned should you be about those "loopholes?"

You know the ones I mean...

Host: Brit Trogen 

Photo credits: Dreamstime, Gary Atkinson

References:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8543292.stm

http://www.livescience.com/4996-palm-scanning-fingerprints.html

http://www.physorg.com/news/2010-10-method-people-ears.html

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jennifer on April 14, 2011
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