Thursday, March 31, 2005

Why Biometrics Sucks

Well, it was bound to happen...

The BBC reports that a machete wielding Malaysian gang jacked local rich guy K. Kumaran's Mercedes S-Class. Too bad for Kumaran, he thought having a biometric fingerprint recognition-based ignition system would be pretty slick. So the carjackers stripped him down and chopped off his index finger. We're not sure, however, how long that's gonna last on a keychain in that Kuala Lumpur humidity..

Good thing he didn't go with the iris-scan option....ouch.


At 7:19 PM, Blogger DaveMan said...

Think he'll be able to finger the culprits in a police lineup? HAHAHA... ahem.


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