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Re: Biometric question
From: Blake Girardot <girardot () mac com>
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 11:57:16 -0500



The finger/hand/palm print biometrics are very easy to fool.

see this paper about cooking up your own fake fingers and how to fool the
devices.

you can even do it from latent prints lifted off surfaces:

http://cryptome.org/gummy.htm




----- Original Message -----
From: "Felix Cuello" <felix () qodiga com>
To: <security-basics () security-focus com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 2:27 PM
Subject: Biometric question



Hello list!

   I will work in a project where phisical security will be based on
   biometrics, in fact only will be based on fingerprints biometric.

   How secure are fingerprints?, what biometric are more secure? (voice,
   eye, ??? what else).

   I'm not a security expert :-)

   Thanks a lot,

   Felix
   [my english is bad... please sorry :-)]

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