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Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked

2014/04/16 - (International) Researchers at Security Research Labs demonstrated a method to defeat the Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner, which could allow an attacker to unlock the device by using a print of the owner's fingerprint.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:19:56