Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers

Biometrics May Ditch The Password, But Not The Hackers

April 23, 2015 5:44 PM ET

Passwords get hacked — a lot. In an effort to move beyond passwords, big companies are embracing biometric technology: the use of fingerprints, iris scans or voice recognition for user identification.

To heighten security, smartphones are being outfitted with biometric features. But, ditching passwords for biometrics may not make the hackers go away.

 

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