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U.K: Forgers to crack e-passports within a decade

"All we can do is keep changing," the head of U.K. Passport Service reportedly said.

    The head of the U.K. Passport Service said this week that the biometric technology behind new passports will have to be updated more than once every 10 years in order to keep one step ahead of the criminal gangs who mass produce forgeries.

    In an interview with the Financial Times, Bernard Herdan, chief executive of the UKPS, said it is a constant battle to keep ahead of fraudsters, and that the new biometric e-passports will probably have to be changed more often than once every 10 years.

    Andy McCue of Silicon.com reported from London. For the full story, click here.