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That Fingerprint Sensor on Your Phone Is Not as Safe as You Think


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Nasir Memon, New York University

Nasir Memon, a professor of computer science and engineering at New York University, said his research into master fingerprints suggested that the security on iPhones and Android phones could be easily cracked.

Credit: Roger Kisby for The New York Times

Fingerprint sensors have turned modern smartphones into miracles of convenience.

From The New York Times
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