Researchers develop artificial fingerprints, claiming they could hack into a third of smartphones
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Researchers from New York University and Michigan State University successfully generated what they call “DeepMasterPrints” earlier this year. These are machine-learning methods that act as a kind of “masterkey” which, the researchers claim, have the potential to unlock around one in three fingerprint-protected smartphones.
Read more about the artificial fingerprints that can be used to bypass fingerprint authentication on smartphones and other devices on CNBC.