The expert evaluated the safety of purchases with a wave of the palm

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the Idea is to introduce a new way to pay for purchases with a wave of the palm is good, because new technology should come to make life easier and make it easier. Commented on the initiative of an expert in the field of cybersecurity, Andrey Masalovich. But, according to him, special innovations not.

“Plus was when introduced payment through the application of the map instead of to insert. But bring the hand instead of the card – I do not see any innovations, I see an ambush,” said the Masalovich.

to Pay with a wave of the palm is unsafe for several reasons: the person may be incapacitated, and his hand use, he can be in a state of intoxication, and his hand brought to the terminal and held your hand. Any use of biometrics is that if a person loses her, he loses her forever.
Andrew Maklovitsami cybersecurity

According to experts, a palm print of counterfeiting is difficult, but possible. “The main criterion in all innovations – simplicity and convenience, but with the safety of late. The first steps will be many opportunities for abuse, because as soon as there is a new opportunity, and then it quickly trying to ride” – said the interlocutor of the Moscow 24.

Earlier it was reported that in the state Duma commented on the introduction of a new payment method in Russia by a stroke of the palm. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee on information policy, information technologies and communications, Andrei Svintsov.

He considered this initiative as possible, noting that any innovations are needed.

“If Amazon thinks that it is comfortable and safe, and if the same will be considered, and users, in the long term, of course, such a form is possible. In the modern world, only the market and users determine whether it is popular or not,” – said the lead.

In that case, if the new technology is convenient, cheap and reliable, in Russia its implement, assured the Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on information policy.

“If it will be implemented worldwide, it is also possible to introduce its course,” concluded the lead.

Similar experiments with the terminals of the us Amazon. They have implemented a feature to make purchases with a wave of his hand. It was noted that the devices will be able to read lines on hands buyers and thereby to make the transfer.

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