Microsoft has a fingerprint reader that will let you enter password protected sites or accomplish logins without the need for entering your username and password. Just touch your finger to the device, and you’re in. It is a time saver, and presumably offers extra security protection. Or does it?
*MOUSE PRINT: “The fingerprint reader is not a security feature and is intended to be used for convenience only.” [Online "Getting Started" manual, Microsoft.com, April 10, 2006]
The actual disclaimer adds more cautions: