3D-printed 'fake fingerprints' can bypass fingerprint scanners, researchers warn

Scanners can be fooled by lab-created fingerprints

Scanners can be fooled by lab-created fingerprints

Ultrasonic sensors are easiest to fool

It is possible to create 'fake fingerprints' in labs that are able to bypass most fingerprint scanners used in popular devices, including those from Apple, Samsung and Huawei. That's according to the...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now


Already a Computing member?