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Google Will Make Biometric Authentication Mechanisms in Android P More Secure

Jun 22, 2018, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

As biometric authentication mechanisms like fingerprint scanning and face unlocking are becoming more and more popular among Android users, Google has to make them more secure and improve them to offer users better privacy. The company announced today that it plans to define a better model to measure biometric security. Android P, which is the next major release of the Android mobile operating system expected to hit the streets this summer, will be the first to come with much-improved and less weaker authentication methods, said Google, which plans to create a common platform for application developers to integrate biometric authentication into their apps.

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