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Paypal Exec Aims to take Biometrics to a Whole New Level: Goodbye Passwords

The head of developer advocacy for Paypal and Braintree, Jonathan Leblanc, has an idea that will seem absurd to some, innovative to others and terrifying to still others. The executive of the multi-billion dollar eBay subsidiary suggests in a recent presentation called
fingerprint passwordsHis premise is that user behavior has historically proven the system of password authentication to be inadequate. Users always seem to opt for easy passwords that can be cracked by brute force with ease, and this is not a problem that will lessen with the advancement of technology.

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