Saturday, January 10, 2015
Hackers can now lift fingerprints from high resolution photos
Hackers can now lift fingerprints from photos of people, if the photos have enough resolution, and then these to break into certain iPhones or workstations secured by biometrics, at least fingerprint technology. A story on Fox DC by Sarah Simmons explains here.
It sounds rather hard to believe, but the “proof of concept” has already happened in Germany.