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[Techreport]Fake fingerprints fool Apple's TouchID sensor  

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First, the fingerprint of the enroled user is photographed with 2400 dpi resolution. The resulting image is then cleaned up, inverted and laser printed with 1200 dpi onto transparent sheet with a thick toner setting. Finally, pink latex milk or white woodglue is smeared into the pattern created by the toner onto the transparent sheet. After it cures, the thin latex sheet is lifted from the sheet, breathed on to make it a tiny bit moist and then placed onto the sensor to unlock the phone.

Well, it didn't take long for a crack to appear.
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mythbusters already showed us it can be done
I should game.
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mythbusters already showed us it can be done

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Having seen the folks at Mythbusters fool fingerprint sensors years ago, I figured it was only a matter of time before Apple's implementation was exposed. I'm a little surprised it only took a few days and a slight modification to an existing method, though. Surely, Apple had to be aware that its system was susceptible to attack.
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