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HTC phone stores fingerprints in easily accessible plaintext.

2015/08/10

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from FireEye discovered that several Android devices' fingerprint scanner authorization frameworks are vulnerable to exploitation, while others store fingerprints in plaintext and fail to secure the device's sensor.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18742

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