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The end of passwords? Swedes embrace biometric login

Traditional passwords and numeric codes are falling out of favour amongst Swedes. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/ TT/SCANPIX

Published: 20.Jan.2018 16:37 hrs

More and more Swedes are using a body part to log into their technical gadgets and the trend of using fingerprints or facial recognition is expected to increase.

The technology magazine PC för alla’s annual password study found that nearly every second Swede uses their body to log on to their smartphones, tablets or computers. Of the magazine’s 5,000 respondents, almost half said they use some kind of biometric login such as their fingerprint or face.
 
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