New iPhone Touch ID raises security concerns

The built-in fingerprint scanner is designed to allow users to unlock their phones with a touch instead of entering a PIN. However, privacy and security advocates advise caution in adopting the new authentication method – both for users and for companies whose employees access corporate data with iPhones – and some prominent people (including lawmakers) are worried that the biometric information could be hacked.

Read more about those concerns here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/fingerprint-scanner-for-iphone-5s-raises-privacy-security-concerns/2013/09/20/0992cbee-222f-11e3-966c-9c4293c47ebe_story.html

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