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Cartel
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iPhones fingerprint sensor hacked 48 hours after release

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM8b8d8kSNQ


A European hacker group has announced a simple, replicable method for spoofing Apple’s TouchID fingerprint authentication system. “A fingerprint of the phone user, photographed from a glass surface, was enough to create a fake finger that could unlock an iPhone 5s secured with TouchID,” claims the Chaos Computer Club, which demonstrated the hack in a video.

»www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/a···nch.html

TheMG
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I remember years ago Mythbusters did something similar to fool a fingerprint door lock.



EUS
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reply to Cartel

Wow, didn't see that coming.
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Snowy
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reply to Cartel

Click for full size
LOL
Formerly anonymous hacker publishes right index fingerprint on internet

BlitzenZeus
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reply to TheMG

Yep, and some were so easily defeated you have to wonder why anyone would use them after exposing how they were so easily defeated.

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAfAVGES-Yc


Seems like Apple's R&D didn't try searching the web, or knew that it could be defeated by a latent fingerprint on the device itself.
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Link Logger
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join:2001-03-29
Calgary, AB
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reply to Cartel

Why we use nipple scans:

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RAx85LIVaU


Blake