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Later this year, Chromebook owners with the appropriate hardware may be able to unlock their laptops with their fingerprint. Chrome Story recently spotted a new flag in Chrome OS Canary that discusses “Quick Unlock (Fingerprint).” Mentions of fingerprint security features are also scattered throughout the changelog for Chrome OS 58.0.3007.0 that was released to the […]

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Mike Specter has an interesting idea on how to make biometric access-control systems more secure: add a duress code. For example, you might configure your iPhone so that either thumb or forefinger unlocks the device, but your left middle finger disables the fingerprint mechanism (useful in the US where being compelled to divulge your password […]

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Two researchers from Michigan State University’s biometrics group have devised a method for hacking mobile phone’s fingerprint authentication by using just a color inkjet printer, a special type of paper and ink. The first step is to scan the target’s fingerprint image at 300 dpi or higher resolution. Then, the image is mirrored and the […]

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