Re: [fw-wiz] Biometrics

From: Paul D. Robertson (paul_at_compuwar.net)
Date: 04/14/05

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    To: "Foley, Denys" <Denys.Foley@xerox.com>
    Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 10:07:20 -0400 (EDT)
    
    

    On Sat, 9 Apr 2005, Foley, Denys wrote:

    > The newer better-fingerprint readers also make sure that the finger is
    > alive and warm - still attached to its original host. Check the specs
    > !!!!

    1. That doesn't matter if the attacker thinks they can get around it, the
    cost to the attacker is relatively low, the cost to the defender
    relatively high.

    2. Small source of heat (i.e. aquarium heater,) mini-headphones and a
    playback device. Low cost to the attacker.

    Paul
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