Apple's Touch ID Is Probably Doomed, And That's OK
- Alex Cranz for Gizmodo September 15th, 2017
- Source: https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2017/09/apples-touch-id-is-probably-doomed-and-thats-okay/
When the iPhone X eventually arrives in November it will come loaded with a futuristic camera module that, if all goes right, should let you securely open your phone with little more than a glance. … “Fingerprint scanners have been around a long time,” Nasir Memon, a computer scientist with a focus on cyber security and chair of the New York University Tandon School of Engineering told Gizmodo. … According to Memon, who recently published a paper in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security based on his findings, each fingerprint creates eight to ten of these partial fingerprints, and due to the size of the sensor those partials are tiny.