Biometric authentication methods are increasingly replacing passwords and smart cards. The most popular forms are fingerprint identification, facial recognition and vein matching.
Telecom operators must now collect face scans when registering users of new phones at stores across China. Last month, one of the country's first lawsuits was filed over facial recognition amid growing privacy concerns.
Facial recognition technology is taking hold in China, while in Europe it's considered a sign of a looming surveillance state. DW's Frank Sieren thinks there might be a happy medium.
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Two-factor authentication helps better protect online accounts from hackers. Facebook offers this security feature, too. But there's a catch.
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