Researchers spoof smartphone fingerprint readers with master fingerprints

That fingerprint systems are rarely as secure as advertised is no secret in the security world. Worse, if your device is vulnerable to this approach, you cannot exactly revoke your fingerprints and get new ones.

A team of researchers has developed a set of fake fingerprints that mimic real ones, and can break into phones with reasonable consistency.

Source: Turns Out, It’s Not Impossible To Fool Your Smartphone’s Fingerprint Sensor | Digital Trends

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