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  1.    19 Mar 2015 #41
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    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Ok.. how do you hack DNA??
    Have you ever seen a DNA slide?
    The system is only going to read certain areas.
    Perhaps you are contending that it will read the position of every atom in a DNA strand.

    Acquiring your DNA is easier than hacking your fingers off.
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  2.    19 Mar 2015 #42
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    Quote Originally Posted by lehnerus2000 View Post
    Have you ever seen a DNA slide?
    The system is only going to read certain areas.
    Perhaps you are contending that it will read the position of every atom in a DNA strand.

    Acquiring your DNA is easier than hacking your fingers off.
    Ah,, no I've never seen a DNA slide..
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  3.    19 Mar 2015 #43
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    Dumb Criminals


    Quote Originally Posted by BunnyJ View Post
    Ah,, no I've never seen a DNA slide..
    I mean something like this:
    Still it will be a few years until we will have instant DNA readers built-in to PCs.

    A thing to consider is that even if biometric security is foolproof, it doesn't mean that stupid criminals will believe it .

    Check out the stories in these links for examples of dumb criminals:
    http://rawjustice.com/2010/07/17/15-...est-criminals/
    http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/rea...-1226708128173

    Smart criminals would just use other methods (e.g. kidnapping family members, etc.).
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  4.    19 Mar 2015 #44
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    If one decides to use their fingerprint or a eye scan will they still be able to use a password? If not what would happen if they injured their finger or eye. How would they log in?
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  5.    19 Mar 2015 #45
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    If one decides to use their fingerprint or a eye scan will they still be able to use a password? If not what would happen if they injured their finger or eye. How would they log in?
    Indeed.

    When I worked as an electronic repair tech, some of my fingerprints would get melted after touching hot components (a few times per year).
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