Making signatures more secure

Thursday, 27 October 2005, 2:17 PM EST

Forging someone's signature is one of the oldest and most popular forms of identity theft.

But what if a forger were required to imitate not only the look of your signature but also how you went about writing it -- the speed and path of your hand strokes and even how much pressure your hand exerted on the writing pad?

By Benjamin Pimentel at SFGate.com

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