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iPhone 5S's TouchID fingerprint scanner hacked

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Apple's TouchID has already been hacked, in under a week. According to the hacker...

Quote:
"As we have said now for more than years, fingerprints should not be used to secure anything. You leave them everywhere, and it is far too easy to make fake fingers out of lifted prints."

http://www.tweaktown.com/news/33067/iphone-5s-touchid-fingerprint-scanner-hacked-not-so-safe-anymore/index.html


Edited by Cheaptrick - 9/22/13 at 10:32pm
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That man has to the most unsteady hands I've ever seen.

But yea, a fingerprint scanner is a very bad idea in general.
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That man has to the most unsteady hands I've ever seen.

But yea, a fingerprint scanner is a very bad idea in general.
He could have a medical condition or something to that effect. I remember my old grade school computer teacher had something similar. Poor guy had trouble using a mouse...cursor was flying everywhere!
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He might have Parkinson's Disease.
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Would be impressive if he used a different finger.

He may be a drug user or on some sort of ADHD drug.
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