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If every decent software engineer knows that faces and fingerprints cannot be passwords because they're neither secret nor can you change them, then why does Apple, which is supposed to be a top-notch tech company, release features like that

Richard J. Anderson ✅ 🥔 @sanspoint

@Gargron Combination of convenience and what is likely the best implementation you can have of biometrics. Cases in point: biometric data is locally stored on the device, not uploaded to a server. Biometric security can also be disabled in iOS 11 by hitting the sleep/wake button five times, falling back to the passcode screen.

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