Your Password is your Fingerprint

By John R. Quain

In the digital world of online shopping, billing, and banking, anyone can pretend to be you. According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft is the No. 1 fraud-related complaint, claiming over 10 million victims each year nationwide. I should know: I’ve been a casualty of identity theft–not just once, but twice. Well, for every tech problem there’s a tech answer. In this case, “biometric” fingerprint readers that are easy to use and add an extra layer of Mission: Impossible- style security to mundane tasks like logging into websites.

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