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Will Passwords Soon Be Obsolete?

Posted on 11/13/2013 by | General News | Comments

Bulletin Today | TechnologyBy Michael Conroy of The Associated Press WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Some Purdue University researchers are working on technology that could see all those passwords that computer users must punch in replaced with steps such as iris and fingerprint scans. The basement lab of Purdue University’s International Center for Biometrics Research is where such emerging biometric technologies are tested for weaknesses before going mainstream. Iris and fingerprint scans as well as facial and voice recognition are just a few …