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Goodbye, password - as banks opt to scan fingers and faces instead

Secil Watson, head of wholesale Internet solutions at Wells Fargo, using an eye scanner in the company's app to gain access to her Wells Fargo account in her office in San Francisco earlier this month.

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THE banking password may be about to expire - forever.

Some of the largest US banks, acknowledging that traditional passwords are either too cumbersome or no longer secure, are increasingly using fingerprints, facial scans and other types of biometrics to safeguard