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Mastercard’s Selfie ID: Playing Russian Roulette with consumer identities?

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Feb 24, 2016.

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    At this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, MasterCard announced it will accept selfie photographs and fingerprints as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online payments. By the summer, consumers will be able to purchase online without a PIN code, password or confirmation code. Instead, they’ll choose to download an application to their PC, tablet or smartphone and opt to take a ‘selfie’ picture which is mapped against a stored image on file … More →

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