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Partial Fingerprint Similarities May be Sufficient to Trick Biometric Security Systems on Smartphones
- National Science Foundation April 10th, 2017
- Source: https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=191629&org=NSF&from=news
No two people are believed to have identical fingerprints, but researchers have found that partial similarities between prints are common enough that the fingerprint-based security systems used in mobile phones and other electronic devices can be more vulnerable than previously thought.