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Samsung Galaxy S5’s Fingerprint Scanner Hacked

18
Apr
2014

The Samsung Galaxy S5 hasnt been on sale for a week, and already a German security firm has hacked its fingerprint reader. The Berlin-based firm, called SRLabs, employed the exact same trick used to hack the iPhone 5s own fingerprint reader. The hack only needs a cameraphone photo of the fingerprint of the S5 owner, a printer, and a type of liquid rubber.

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