Beat the system

The new Dell laptops we (the place I work) are buying have biometrics built-in – fingerprint readers. You’ve gotta figure that’s pretty secure, right?

The folks at Mythbusters have successfully beaten fingerprint readers, though, a couple of years ago.

Myth Busters-Finger Print Lock – video powered by Metacafe

Wonder if fingerprint readers have gotten better since then? I don’t know, but my guess is, no. Not in retail off-the-shelf laptops anyway.