News tagged with fingerprints

Student develops fingerprint-based authentication app

Having trouble remembering all your online passwords? You're not alone. A recent study by identity management firm Centrify found that the average person has at least 19 online passwords, and that 25 percent of users forget ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Security
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Comfort is important in identification

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has conducted a study about user attitudes to different personal identification methods. The most popular identification methods were internet banking access codes and passwords. The ...

dateDec 10, 2015 in Security
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Ancestral background can be determined by fingerprints

A proof-of-concept study finds that it is possible to identify an individual's ancestral background based on his or her fingerprint characteristics – a discovery with significant applications for law enforcement and anthropological ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Other
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