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Apple iPhone 5s Fooled By Fake Finger
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framework4,
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9/24/2013 | 10:34:10 AM
re: Apple iPhone 5s Fooled By Fake Finger
Clearly these folks do not understand. The goal is to have usable security that will stop someone accessing the phone if it is lost or stolen by a random thief. I currently use a 4 digit code, my anniversary, easily defeated. For me fingerprints will be a huge step up. It is like those folks who expose "The Club" by showing how easy it is to defeat by cutting the steering wheel. So what? I still use "The Club" on my car because the average thief is not wandering around with a hacksaw. Likewise the average thief is NOT going to have a copy of my fingerprint.
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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9/24/2013 | 4:03:01 AM
re: Apple iPhone 5s Fooled By Fake Finger
Forcing someone's hand, so to speak, is a legitimate concern for those who believe they should not have to divulge passwords on demand to authorities.
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9/23/2013 | 9:47:17 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5s Fooled By Fake Finger
According to the movies, another way to spoof fingerprint security is to find an authorized person, kill them, cut off their finger, and then use that. This technique also works with eye scanners. You just need to remove the head and hold it up to the scanner. This stuff is really so simple!
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dtkerns,
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9/23/2013 | 4:49:37 PM
re: Apple iPhone 5s Fooled By Fake Finger
They are absolutely right, what we need is an RFID chip implanted in our right-hand or forehead.


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