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Fingerprints are making a comeback

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In the era of DNA profiling, dusting for fingerprints may seem like a rather quaint old crime-busting technology. Nevertheless, in the world of cyber security it is poised to eclipse the password and the PIN number. A tech supergroup comprising Lenovo, Intel, Synaptics and PayPal are collaborating to develop a… Read more »

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Windows Hello allows users to say goodbye to passwords

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Users of Windows 10 will soon be able to stop wasting valuable brain space on passwords. Microsoft recently announced Windows Hello, a feature that uses fingerprint matching, iris identification and facial recognition to allow users to access devices and computers running Windows 10 without a password. According to TechNewsWorld, Microsoft… Read more »

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