Hi-tech security flaws exposed
A series of exposes and tests have exposed the shortcomings of systems that use face recognition, iris scanning and fingerprints to improve security.
Experts have found that the systems can be fooled using very simple techniques.
An American civil liberties group has condemned plans to use biometric systems to protect some US landmarks from attack.
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