Using Fake Fingerprints to By-Pass Apple's Touch ID

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Thu, Jan 1st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

After the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) claimed it spoofed Apple's Touch ID biometric system, Tested tries to repeat the attempt using fake fingerprints.

How secure is Apple's Touch ID? We explain how it recognizes fingerprints, and then put it to the test by making fake fingers and fingerprints of our own. A German computer club claimed to have spoofed the security system last year, and we retrace their methods as well as experimenting with a few of our own.

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