The Security of Biometrics: Two Screws and a Plastic Cover

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
You can press your eyeballs into retina scanners or you can just swipe a proximity card across a reader and have it beep and flash green at you to let you into ... well, a secure section of an airport, say. Unfortunately, these systems are all laughably eas
 
 
 
These are the bones of a typical biometrics or proximity card system: A card reader (the tan box mounted on the lycra display to the left), is connected through wire to an access control system (to the bottom right of the lycra display). In the foreground
The Security of Biometrics: Two Screws and a Plastic Cover
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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