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Fingerprint Scanner security

by Tofuchong    Oct 15, 2013, 4:42 PM

As far as maximum security goes, the fingerprint scanner is a step back.

If you have a PIN that you never tell anybody, nobody will know it unless they guess. If you have serious information on your phone, maybe security is also a serious issue for you. A professional can easily find, and lift your fingerprint off of almost any surface. Scan it at 2400 DPI, print it at 1200 DPI using raised ink, and then use a latex substance to create a "fake fingerprint" that can then be used to steal your data. Oh, and this method was found to work on the iPhone fingerprint scanners 2 days after the phone was released.

Seems like a step backwards.

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