SOURCE: SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric, Inc.

October 01, 2014 10:27 ET

More Americans Fear Identity Theft Than Terrorism With Nearly 39 Percent of American Victims of a Personal Security Breach -- SmartMetric Revolutionary Biometric Credit Card Technology to Help Consumers in Data Theft Protection

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2014) - SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME) According to a new national survey* identity theft, 70 percent and personal cybersecurity, 61 percent are the security issues of greatest concern to Americans.

These fears are most likely grounded in experience as nearly 39 percent of those surveyed have suffered a personal security breach, such as identity theft, unauthorized use of credit card information or email/social media account hacking.

The fear of identity theft at 70 percent is a far greater concern to Americans than terrorism which is at 55 percent and national security which is even less at 54 percent according to the survey.

SmartMetric has created a fingerprint activated credit and debit card that has an inbuilt biometric reader that is designed to counter identity and card fraud. Providing greater security for banks and consumers alike.

* the survey was conducted by Harris Poll, August 2014.

About SmartMetric, Inc.

SmartMetric is a publicly traded technology company that has added a fingerprint scanner built inside EMV payment credit and debit chip cards thereby creating a second layer biometric authentication protection in defending against card fraud. The company is now actively marketing its technology to card issuing financial institutions around the World. To find out more please go to www.smartmetric.com

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