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7 September 2012

If You Use The Fingerprint Reader On Yo

by Code Monkey

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If you use the fingerprint reader on your laptop…your password is stored almost in clear text in the registry…and the company has known about this for awhile. \ \ I believe corporations rather deal with the fallout of a security exploit being publicly exposed then spend money fixing a problem with a released product since consumers have become jaded by the constant stream of corporate security breaches in the news.\ \


Privacy and Security Fanatic: Laptop fingerprint reader destroys ‘entire security model of Windows accounts’

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Podcast called “Security now” had a good discussion about the security exploit of UPek and TrueSuite software owned by AuthenTech (owned by Apple now). \ \