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[ NNSquad ] Apple TouchID fingerprint security system reportedly already cracked

Apple TouchID fingerprint security system reportedly already cracked

http://j.mp/1bzPcjR  (Chaos Computer Club)

   "The biometrics hacking team of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) has
    successfully bypassed the biometric security of Apple's TouchID using
    easy everyday means. 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. This demonstrates - again -
    that fingerprint biometrics is unsuitable as access control method and
    should be avoided."

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org/pfir-info
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