Credit card firm Mastercard has confirmed it will accept selfie photos and fingerprints as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online payments. It follows a trial of the software carried out in the US and Netherlands last year. The company told the BBC that 92% of its test subjects preferred the new system to passwords. __________________________ One expert said that such biometric checks had the potential to cut fraud.
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Mastercard to roll out selfie and fingerprint ID verification system for online payments later this year Over at MWC 2016 it isnt all just about the latest smartphones and smart gadgets we also have Mastercard announcing that the credit card company will begin accepting selfie images and fingerprints as proof of identity when making online payments. The move comes after the company trialled the technology in The Netherlands and the U.S. in 2015. Nine out of ten Dutch trial…
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