Seth Martin
  last edited: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:02:48 -0500  
Once more, with passion: Fingerprints suck as passwords

Biometric data is identity (public), never authentication (secret). You leave a copy of your fingerprints literally on everything you touch.

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So while it's easy to update your password or get a new credit card number, you can't get a new finger.

and 10 years ago CCC showed how to fake a fingerprint with superglue and wood glue easily: sorry video is in german.
But (!) fingerprints work well in allowing security agencies to track you around.

I believe That is the reason for the push for bio-metrics and fingerprint scanners, in particular.

I have doubt in most security things; originating from Facebook, Apple, Google or Microsoft.