Re: Secure USB Flash Device for Linux and other OSes
From: rblah (deepcover_at_mpx.com.au)
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 15:29:17 +0000
Dude, fingerprints always remain the same. Even if you've cut your
finger it will heal back to it's original state.
I did hear a story about a thief who tried to use acid to burn off his
fingerprints. After months of excruciating pain they grew back to what
If you lose your hands. Bummer.
> "Christopher Browne" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>The world rejoiced as email@example.com (grimzap) wrote:
>>>1. A biometric pad for a fingerprint authentication (I have seen the
>>>BioStik but have yet to verify if the fingerprint authentication works
>>>with Linux... if you know, let me know).
>>The vendor claims that it works with Linux and MacOS-X, and in view of
>>it being a "driverless USB device," that seems quite likely to
>>actually be true.
> Well the fingerprint trick might work, until everyone knows the universal
> codes to unlock it ??
> Or do these things lock forever if it decides that its got your thumb print
> , but you can never reproduce that thumb print ?
> I mean, what do you if you cut your thumb and the fingerprint never works
> again ?