Chaos Computer Club claims to have “cracked” the iPhone 5s fingerprint sensor

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Sep 23, 2013 11:01 pm PST

The biometrics team of Germany’s well-known Chaos Computer Club (CCC) claims it has “cracked” Apple’s Touch ID system.

Touch ID is the fingerprint sensor and the associated software that provides a biometric lock for the brand new iPhone 5s.

Fingerprint readers have been common add-ons to laptops for many years, but never really caught on.

Here’s why.

Firstly, fingerprints aren’t secret.


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