thumb scanner keyboard

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by failurbydesign, Jan 22, 2007.

  1. failurbydesign

    failurbydesign music MUSIC music Political User

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    Anyone have one..they look fun! So you can set this up to like log into windows just by scanning your thumb and not typing a password?
     
  2. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Apparently the microsoft scanners in the keyboards and stuff are tighter security than like a 2000 dollar door fingerprint door lock.
    Good stuff :)
     
  3. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    You mean they can't be defeated by gummi bears?

    I'm still wiating fotr the one with a tongue print , tha's the one I want.
     
  4. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    apparently you need like a grooved finger frint placed on a pulsating finger for it to work.
    The door tested only needed a bad quality photo copied pic of the print to work.
     
  5. LeeJend

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    Grooved, pulsating finger? Can I buy one of those for recreational purposes?

    Umm, back on topic. Any technology can be defeated. Slip a keyboard traffic recorder in line with the keyboard behind the PC and record the finger print scan. Same approach they use on ATMs.

    I'll get back to you on how to crack laptops.

    Edit
    Ok I though about it for a minute. Use an RF receiver and listen to the laptop emissions from a cross the street. (Will work on desktops too). They currently have an audio listening system that can read the letters you type into a keyboard. Each key sounds a little different based on location on the keyboard and how it is pressed when typing.
     
  6. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Not if you use the "hunt and peck" method of typing. :D
     
  7. falconguard

    falconguard Carbon based lifeform Political User Folding Team

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    The Maxwell Smart cone of silence works well too.
     
  8. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    Yep :)
    I might be secretive if i really cared about someone getting on my computer.
     
  9. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Wanted to get one back in 2005 when I bought my new Keyboard + mouse set. Have no idea why I chose the wheel scroll keyboard instead of the finger print scanner version. :(
     
  10. mlakrid

    mlakrid OSNN BASSMASTER Political User Folding Team

    Post a link please?

    We use finger print and retinal recoginition where I work and they cost MUCH less than $2000 a scanner not to mention they can NOT be defeated by a copied picture...

    Fujitsu even makes a biometric scanner which uses the circular system within your hand to trace your veins and arteries... and while it cant be faked, can be "fooled" .5 % of the time... based on 700 people...

    See HERE

    Enjoy...
     
  11. failurbydesign

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    so then its a nifty gadget?
     
  12. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    http://tv.peekvid.com/s2705/e26545/


    -enjoy :)

    I was gonna get the keyboard, but i really dont care if people can access my computer :)
     
  13. failurbydesign

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    thats cool, i dont care if anyone gets on my pc too, its just i want to get a new keyboard and mouse...
     
  14. Vanquished

    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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    My keyboard is awesome, my mouse too, if not used for gaming...
    I use the fatality for gaming.
     
  15. dpr

    dpr NTFS Junkie

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    I use a separate fingerprint scanner, but the software I use doesnt support vista so haveing to stay with xp for now cos I have to many passwords ect to remember :cry: