Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Can Be Tricked By The Same Lifted Fingerprint Hack As The IPhone 5S
Remember back in September when a couple of researchers figured out how to bypass the iPhone 5S’ fingerprint lock with a fancy fake rubber finger ? Turns out, the fingerprint sensor on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 falls victim to the very same trick. They didn’t even have to make a new mold. Germany’s SRLabs released a video today demonstrating the trick. It’s something to be aware of — but as others have said: if someone is going so far as to make fake replicas of your finger, you probably have bigger things to worry about.
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