Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The scary side of Touch ID
Mobile fingerprint sensors change that equation dramatically. Instead of nonphysical or physical intimidiation or violence-whether for a good cause or ill-an individual or agent of others who want some of your information must only get ahold of your device, ensure it hasn't been rebooted, and then be able to hold an appropriate digit still for long enough to validate one's fingerprint. And you have to be alive, not necesarily cooperative
But as I touch, touch, touch, I think about about Hong Kong and mainland China; about Afghanstan and Iraq...
Read More: http://www.macworld.com/article/2824225/the-scary-side-of-touch-id.html & http://xkcd.com/538/