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UIDAI rolls out AI-based security mechanism for fingerprint authentication

The new two-factor/layer authentication has added extra checks to validate the genuineness (liveness) of the fingerprint to further cut down the chances of spoofing attempts

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BS Reporter New Delhi
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday rolled out a new security mechanism based on Artificial Intelligence for Aadhaar-based fingerprint authentication and faster detection of spoofing attempts.

The new two-factor/layer authentication has added extra checks to validate the genuineness (liveness) of the fingerprint to further cut down the chances of spoofing attempts. The UIDAI has developed the artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) based security mechanism completely in-house.

The mechanism uses a combination of both finger minutia and finger image to check the liveness of the fingerprint captured. This will make Aadhaar authentication transactions even more robust and

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First Published: Feb 27 2023 | 11:39 PM IST

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