My device is protected by my fingerprint/palm shape. Isn’t that safe?

It’s certainly better than four digits. That said, finger print and palm scans cheap enough to be on a phone have proven to be quite easy to hack. Moreover, Virginia court ruled finger prints have no expectation of privacy. Therefore unlike a password which the US Supreme court stated you can not be compelled to divulge a user of finger print security can legally be order to access their device and reveal all the data within.

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