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andricor

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IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« on: July 10, 2014, 07:07:05 pm »

Couldn't that be something that would make NXT easy to use and more secure?
The private key could be generated by the fingerprint.
Could that be an idea?


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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2014, 05:15:35 pm »

I don't think using fingerprints to generate private keys would be secure at all. You literally print your fingerprints all over your stuff and you wouldn't do that with a password. If anything, fingerprints are really more usernames than passwords. And iPhone fingerprint sensor has been hacked btw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM8b8d8kSNQ
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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2014, 05:22:32 pm »

I don't think using fingerprints to generate private keys would be secure at all. You literally print your fingerprints all over your stuff and you wouldn't do that with a password. If anything, fingerprints are really more usernames than passwords. And iPhone fingerprint sensor has been hacked btw: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM8b8d8kSNQ

You don't have to use a fingerprint to use that sensor. People have used... other body parts, and it works fine.

I can see it now: The world's first nipple-secured wallet. What a selling point! "Forget about Ripple, just use your nipple!"

Don't get me started on how it can be used for leaving "tips" on the web.

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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2014, 05:30:55 pm »

"Forget about Ripple, just use your nipple!"

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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2014, 05:42:56 pm »

You don't have to use a fingerprint to use that sensor. People have used... other body parts, and it works fine.

I can see it now: The world's first nipple-secured wallet. What a selling point! "Forget about Ripple, just use your nipple!"

Don't get me started on how it can be used for leaving "tips" on the web.

:D

Like the idea. If we did a giveaway of nipple-secured wallets to college girls that would be unbeatable marketing.
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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2014, 07:20:43 pm »

Ahah! "Forget about Ripple, just use your nipple!" Is excellent!


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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2014, 06:38:37 am »

Probably not a good idea if you're from the usa

Since I can't posts links can someone link to the yahoo fiance article "Court Rules Police May Force You to Unlock Your Phone with Your Fingerprint"
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Re: IOS 8 fingerprint secured NTX wallet?
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2015, 04:13:53 am »

...a wish-list for a login interface that is secure and dummy safe! OK, here is a 'barely started' Java / Eclipse project for this: https://github.com/mx1-git/hommiewallet   The wish list includes:

private key manager application HommieWallet is a safe, secure, and "user-friendly" interface for managing a complex private key. This app will incorporate features for password recovery questions, 2-factor authentication, biometric authentication. This app is specifically intended to prevent scripts from creating a login account by using various "human" tests. Additional features will be added to recognize a user's computer and prompt with elevated security measures if logging in from a new computer.

This app will communicate with other HommieWallet app nodes to further verify users, and store backed-up copies of their private key in a fragmented and encrypted state.

Users will be rewarded for helping to validate other user's logins via HommieTokens. Spam prevention methods will include charging users 1 HommieToken per login attempt. New users will recieve 1000 HommieTokens at sign-up, and they can earn more by running their copy of the HommieWallet app as well as by refering other users.
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