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identity theft


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A crime which many computer industry observers are predicting will be a major problem in the early twenty first century. It involves the theft of personal identification information such as digital certificates, passwords, and PINs in order to use them for some criminal purpose. There is an extensive amount of research being carried out on biometric identification systems which aim to provide virtually foolproof identification schemes.

Subjects: Computing.


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