Signatures are dying out as the use of the pen falls

Mail Online | 7/27/2018 | Eleanor Hayward For The Daily Mail
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Personal signatures are dying out as the digital revolution has left people no longer needing to put pen to paper, a study found.

More than half of adults say they 'rarely' use their signature, while 15 per cent of people aged 24 and under cannot remember the last time they signed a piece of paper.

Adults - Signatures - Documents - Study - Security

Overall, one in five adults admit they no longer have a consistent personal signatures because they sign documents so rarely, according to the study by security equipment firm Online Spy Shop.

There are fears the decline of distinctive signatures is putting people at greater risk of identity theft as their signatures are easier to copy.

Age - Fingerprints - PINs - Passwords - Proof

The digital age means fingerprints, PINs and passwords are now more commonly used as proof of identity than signatures.

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