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Fingerprint cloning: Myth or reality?

Fingerprint cloning: Myth or reality? PHONE, COMPUTER FINGERPRINT SCANNERS CAN BE DEFEATED WITH 3-D PRINTING

Phone, computer fingerprint scanners can be defeated with 3-D printing
By Paul Rascagneres and Vitor Ventura.

Executive summaryPasswords are the traditional authentication methods for computers and networks. But passwords can be stolen. Biometric authentication seems the perfect solution for that problem. There are several kinds of biometric authentication, including retina scanning, facial recognition and fingerprint authentication, the most common one. Everyone’s fingerprints are unique,…

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