Forget diamonds. This fingerprint ring might be a girl's new best friend.
Worried about giving away your private, biometric information to a phone scanner? A new wearable authentication device could be the solution you're looking for.
Antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab has developed a ring that holds a synthetic fingerprint for unlocking your devices.
PCMag covered the invention:
"That ring can be used to authenticate the user with biometric systems, such as a phone or a smart home door lock. And if the data of the ring fingerprint leaks, the user can block this particular ring and replace it with a new one—and their own unique biometric data won't be compromised," Kaspersky says.
Each ring also comes with a unique fingerprint sourced to a software tool. However, the artificial fingerprints are never stored to prevent leaks."