touch ID

Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords
Security

Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords

Report says popular sites like Netflix and a number of government portals are at risk of 'credential stuffing'
16 Aug 2019
Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger
Security

Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger

Samsung’s in-display fingerprint reader can be hacked ‘in 15 minutes’
5 Apr 2019
HSBC to replace passwords with biometric banking
Security

HSBC to replace passwords with biometric banking

Voice ID and fingerprints will make log-in processes easier
19 Feb 2016
Apple Touch ID to work with RBS & Natwest mobile apps
business apps

Apple Touch ID to work with RBS & Natwest mobile apps

Banks claim to be first in UK to offer biometric security to customers
18 Feb 2015
iPhone Touch ID lets users unlock Macs remotely
business apps

iPhone Touch ID lets users unlock Macs remotely

You can unlock your Mac via your iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor, with new FingerKey app
2 Dec 2014
iOS 8.1 available to download now: What's new?
Mobile

iOS 8.1 available to download now: What's new?

iOS 8.1 is finally available to download for free. Here we run through what the latest version of the mobile OS has to offer
21 Oct 2014
Apple reveals inner workings of iPhone 5s Touch ID scanner
Security

Apple reveals inner workings of iPhone 5s Touch ID scanner

The consumer electronics giant explains how Touch ID keeps users' fingerprints safe.
27 Feb 2014
IT Pro web comments roundup
Software

IT Pro web comments roundup

Readers not thrilled by Windows 8.1 and security of Touch ID continues to be debated.
18 Oct 2013
IT Pro's web comments round-up
Business strategy

IT Pro's web comments round-up

Windows XP's demise, Ofcom fees and Touch ID have all got IT Pro readers talking this week.
11 Oct 2013
How secure is Apple's Touch ID?
Mobile

How secure is Apple's Touch ID?

We pit the fingerprint scanner against the default 4-digit passcode.
8 Oct 2013
iPhone 5s: Can biometrics unlock Apple's enterprise appeal?
Security

iPhone 5s: Can biometrics unlock Apple's enterprise appeal?

Apple debuted a fingerprint scanner on its next-gen iPhone, but will this boost its appeal with security conscious CIOs?
11 Sep 2013