Between users presumption that biometric security is infallible and impossible to hack, but if something we should learn from the past few decades is that hackers are always two steps ahead of everyone.

The last to do good that statement is the Chaos Computer Club, an association of hackers who claims to be able to play fingerprints from photographs. To prove copied fingerprint German defense minister , Ursula von der Leyen and they did not need access to any object that had touched.

Fingerprints are not perfect security

Touch id

Normally when we think of “copy” a fingerprint we imagine obtain a glass or a touch screen, but this method is able to reproduce the trace from photos. In particular they were based a photograph taken closely to the minister, and along with other images taken at different angles the program could rebuild the needed Finger fingerprint.

If this method becomes popular it is quite possible that we will see the political leaders wear gloves in all the public appearances , say the hackers. In any case, usually get the footprint is only part of the challenge; the other part is to use a smartphone, security camera, or compartment usually protected by real people and not automated systems.

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Between users presumption that biometric security is infallible and impossible to hack, but if something we should learn from the past few decades is that hackers are always two steps ahead of everyone. The last to do good that statement is the Chaos Computer Club, an association of hackers who...