IBM considers offering PC security at your fingertips

Monday, 20 December 2004, 2:46 PM EST

IBM Corp. has been showing off an intriguing fingerprinting security feature on its ThinkPad T42 notebooks that could become standard equipment on laptops if it catches on.

The feature allows a fingerprint to replace or supplement passwords used to start up the computer or within chosen Web sites.

The feature allows a fingerprint to replace or supplement passwords used to start up the computer or within chosen Web sites.

By Ian Katz at Sun Sentinel.

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