Microsoft announced that Windows 10 implements biometric identification




El Comercio, 17 March 2015.- Do you have trouble remembering your passwords? Are you afraid or they are pirated? The future operating system Windows 10 will provide the ability to connect to their accounts through biometrics such as face recognition, Microsoft announced Tuesday March 17. The computer company explained that his device Windows Hello facilitate biometric authentication in order to reduce the use of passwords, which can be stolen by hackers. This means "use her face, her iris or digital fingerprint to unlock their devices," said the president of Microsoft, Joe Belfiore, in a blog. "You - and only you-on your device is the key to their experience with Windows, applications, data and internet sites and services, not an association of letters and numbers chosen at random and can be easily forgotten, pirated or written on a paper pinned to the wall, "said Belfiore. This initiative comes after cyber attacks multiple databases, sometimes on a large scale, which can result in identity theft and other crimes. Windows 10 is currently being tested on computers and smartphones and has not yet set a date for launch. Apple and Samsung already equipped some of their smart phones with fingerprint sensors and the use of biometrics is in development for other products and services.