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Intel, Lenovo officially gone to the dogs – with FIDO fingerprint logins

Anonymous Coward
Anonymous Coward

FFS

Biometrics are *identity* not *authentication*.

Principally because (1) they are not actually all that secure and (2) if they do get swiped from someones insecure backend systems you are totally and utterly fucked because you can't replace your fingerprints.

Anyone suggesting biometrics can replace passwords needs to be taken outside and given a good shoeing.

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