Researchers use fingerprints to secure networks

Friday, 24 February 2006, 6:54 PM EST

University of Buffalo researchers say they have put their fingers on a way to improve security of wireless handheld devices and Web sites.

The findings could also help eliminate the need to remember a dizzying array of passwords and aid forensics specialists, according to Venu Govindaraju, a University of Buffalo professor of computer science and engineering, and director of the school's Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS).

At PC World.

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