Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Sep 2017 21:56 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption

If you value the security of your data - your email, social media accounts, family photos, the history of every place you've ever been with your phone - then I recommend against using biometric identification.

Instead, use a passcode to unlock your phone.

Can't argue with that - especially in place where law enforcement often takes a... Liberal approach to detainees.

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Disabling Touch/Face ID
by surfmike on Thu 14th Sep 2017 21:29 UTC
surfmike
Member since:
2017-06-26

You can disable it (and force passcode unlock) by pressing the power button 5 times.

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RE: Disabling Touch/Face ID
by JLF65 on Thu 14th Sep 2017 22:10 in reply to "Disabling Touch/Face ID"
JLF65 Member since:
2005-07-06

It used to be "The cops are here! Quick, flush the drugs!" Now it's "The cops are here! Quick, press the power button five times!" ;)

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