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Hackers hacked iPhone 5s
A group of hackers from Germany argues that cracked iPhone fingerprint scanner , two days after the release of technology in the new smartphone American company. Mobile scanner, as says Apple, designed to enhance the protection of the device from hackers attempting to gain access to personal data of the user.
If the message is confirmed, for Apple, which has made a bid for a new technology that distinguish it among competing brands, it would be a shame. Security experts said iPhone edition Reuters, believe that the application of German hackers, calling themselves the Chaos Computing Club (CCC), although not personally were doing it with the function Touch ID.
This is a complete hack. It opens up new opportunities for hackers – says Charlie Miller, co-author of Security Guide iOS.
The company Apple, in turn, did not comment on the situation.
CCC, a highly respected and the world’s largest hacker group, published a video demonstration of hacking fingerprint scanner iPhone 5s. According to the hackers, Apple itself has provoked them to hack Touch ID, telling “stories” about the integrity of technology.
There is nothing to defend with fingerprints. They are very easy to find and forge as you leave tracks all over the place, – said the hacker nicknamed Starbag (Starbug) Online CCC.
To crack the Touch ID, hackers took a photo of a fingerprint of one of the users of iPhone and printed it on a transparency. From the resulting print was made “fake finger”. In the CCC argue that such a method is cracked, most fingerprint scanners available on the market today.
Technology Touch ID, which is present in the new iPhone 5s, allows users to unlock their phones, as well as make purchases in iTunes simply by pressing Home.
The results of synthetic benchmarks iPhone 5s can be viewed here .
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