HOWTO Beat Fingerprint Scanners: With Play-Doh

from the fun-with-fingers dept

While researchers are constantly trying to come up with new biometric security methods, the fingerprint scanner has established itself as a trusted piece of equipment, even making its way onto laptops and mobile phones. But a new study says that 90% of scanners can be fooled by a fingerprint made from Play-Doh. As Engadget points out, that's good news for people worried about losing their fingers to thieves. No word, however, on the effectiveness of Silly Putty.

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    Anidhya, 24 Mar 2017 @ 5:02am

    Fingerprint time and attendance system

    The loopholes in cyber security might be dangerous and can put a bad effect for the growth of business.
    Businesses need better solutions to protect these fraudulent activities and for that they require better fingerprint time and attendance system. These systems are protected by 3-4 layers of encryption.

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