One Flaw With Biometrics

[eo] "Biometrics" (la praktiko de mezuri biologiajn atributojn por pruvi identaĵo) ne estas la tuta respondo por malhelpi ŝtelistojn se la ŝtelistoj povas ŝteli vian biologiajn atributojn (angle).

Biometrics, the use of unique details about people’s bodies such as fingerprints or patterns on the retina, are hot in the security industry. Do they live up to the hype? Probably not:

Police in Malaysia are hunting for members of a violent gang who chopped off a car owner’s finger to get round the vehicle’s hi-tech security system.

Beating fingerprint systems doesn’t require violence; one researcher was able to do so by reproducing a latent fingerprint in gelatin. Still, this incident shows that security is a little more complex than fads allow.

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