Smart idea: Forget about your pin number, pay with a selfie

Online shoppers can now pay with a selfie or finger print, Master card moves away from the traditional card to the digital world.

President, Enterprise Safety and Security at MasterCard, Ajay Bhalla, noted, “We want to identify people for who they are, not what they remember.”

160222120707-mastercard-selfie-authentication-780x439MasterCard is not alone in introducing new technology to replace typed passwords. HSBC (HSBC) announced last week that millions of account holders would soon be able to use their voice and fingerprints to access their money.

Good news for those who have a goldfish memory.

Via cnn money

 

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