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"Ephemeral" Biometrics



Dnia poniedziaÅ?ek, 9 czerwca 2014 14:10:54 Cathal Garvey pisze:
> Also, many (perhaps most) biometrics can  be trivially forged. Facial
> pictures are laughable without depth, but a 3D printed mask can probably
> fool them even then. DNA is trivial to copy using the same methods
> forensics depend on to ID it (and there are even companies that will
> produce artificial DNA fingerprints to-order, now). Fingerprints can be
> cloned using toner, and even enhancements like temperature/humidity..
> observe CCC's defeat of the iPhone fingerprint scanner within days of
> release.

BUT IT'S SO COOOL!
I mean, it's like XXI Century Technology, but today!
You know, you swipe a finger and SHAZZAM, you're authenticated! It's *magic*!

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Pozdr
rysiek
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