Originally Posted by Jimafu
A fingerprint reader? Jesus Christ. What the hell do you have on your computer that is so secret you went out and bought a fingerprint reader. What a waste of money.
It's for convenience, not security. When you scan your finger it puts in the username and password for you so you don't have to remember it, so it's more secure than IE or Firefox remembering it for you, but you could still just put in a usename and password.