Biometric

05.19.14
Samsung plans to bring biometric security to its low-end phones
05.19.14

Samsung plans to bring biometric security to its low-end phones

The Galaxy S5 was widely tipped to launch with iris-scanning capabilities. When the crunch time ca...

By M. Brian,   05.19.14
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04.29.14
Your fingerprint unlocks LastPass on the Galaxy S5
04.29.14

Your fingerprint unlocks LastPass on the Galaxy S5

On any other phone, you'd have to type in the master password to access all your other passwords s...

By M. Moon,   04.29.14
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04.15.14
The Galaxy S5's fingerprint reader can be fooled by fake digits
04.15.14

The Galaxy S5's fingerprint reader can be fooled by fake digits

It looks like the iPhone 5s isn't the only smartphone whose fingerprint reader can be fooled by fa...

By J. Fingas,   04.15.14
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04.14.14
Swedish students cook up a way to pay with your hands
04.14.14

Swedish students cook up a way to pay with your hands

Big companies have been trying to make in-store payments with mobile devices a thing for years, wh...

By C. Velazco,   04.14.14
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02.27.14
Apple explains how the iPhone's fingerprint sensor keeps your info secure
02.27.14

Apple explains how the iPhone's fingerprint sensor keeps your info secure

If you've ever wanted to know how the iPhone 5s' Touch ID fingerprint security works beyond a basi...

By J. Fingas,   02.27.14
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12.12.13
Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords
12.12.13

Microsoft joins the FIDO Alliance to put an end to passwords

The FIDO Alliance is on a roll: It already has support from heavyweights like Google and Lenovo in...

By J. Fingas,   12.12.13
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10.11.13
Samsung is not buying a fingerprint scanning company, 'completely false' release distributed (updated)
10.11.13

Samsung is not buying a fingerprint scanning company, 'completely false' release distributed (updated)

Between the iPhone 5s and the forthcoming HTC One Max, it looks as if biometric security will be t...

By D. Cooper,   10.11.13
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10.09.13
Synaptics' new acquisition could bring fingerprint readers to most laptops
10.09.13

Synaptics' new acquisition could bring fingerprint readers to most laptops

If you hadn't heard, fingerprint readers are in vogue these days. Synaptics clearly knows it: the...

By J. Fingas,   10.09.13
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