Apple TouchID has been foiled
September 23, 2013 9:55 PM Subscribe
The biometrics hacking team of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC)
posted by Chocolate Pickle (113 comments total)
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has successfully bypassed the biometric security of Apple's TouchID using easy everyday means.
"A fingerprint of the phone user, photographed from a glass surface, was enough to create a fake finger that could unlock an iPhone 5s secured with TouchID. This demonstrates – again – that fingerprint biometrics is unsuitable as access control method and should be avoided."