Sep 302015
 September 30, 2015  Posted by  Misc

John Zorabedian writes:

There’s a revolution happening right now in biometrics.

But the technology for identifying people based on biology is outpacing our ability to understand the consequences for privacy.

Passwords – which have proven time and again to be inadequate for security purposes – are steadily being replaced by fingerprintsirisesvoices and faces.

The patterns of our veinsheartbeats, and even our thoughts and the way we smell, have been looked at as alternative forms of authentication.

Now, research suggests we might be uniquely identifiable by the cloud of skin, cells, microbes and bacteria we’re constantly emitting.

Read more on NakedSecurity.

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