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[liberationtech] iPhone 5S Fingerprint and Records (Was: iPhone5S and 5th amendment)

Richard Brooks rrb at acm.org
Tue Sep 10 15:24:45 PDT 2013


Yes. There is a good hack from the CCC where they
published the fingerprints of the German Innenminister
(equivalent of Attorney General). They also showed
how latex fingerprint imprints can fool existing
scanners.

On 09/10/2013 05:54 PM, Scott Elcomb wrote:
> Starting a new thread - it's related but a slightly different topic.
> 
> Despite having several devices with fingerprint scanners, I've never used one.
> 
> With the release of iPhone 5S and all the discussion around it, I'm
> curious if fingerprints on file with various Law Enforcement agencies
> could be printed out or otherwise used to unlock devices detained at
> border crossings or during other investigations?
> 





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