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Samsung Fingerprint Scanning API & Mobile Wallet Security?

This article explores the recently released Samsung fingerprint scanning API also termed as “Pass API” in light of security for mobile wallets. Pass API is released as part of the Samsung Mobile SDK 1.5 beta1 during the launch of Samsung Galaxy S5 mobile phone. One of the key feature of Samsung galaxy S5 is fingerprint reader. The application could use fingerprint reader to scan user fingerprints and verify against the users’ stored fingerprints on the device.┬áThis article presents an overview on the PASS API and, then, talks about how it could be used for mobile wallets’ security. What is Pass API? As mentioned on Samsung Developers Page for Pass API, …

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