iPhone 5S fingerprint sensor hacked by German hacker
Hacking the iPhone 5S biometrics in real time
Newscast Media BERLIN, Germany—A German hacker who calls himself “Starbug” has
successfully hacked Apple’s latest iPhone 5S fingerprint security feature.
The hacker will now collect several thousand dollars for breaking into the Touch ID
finger sensor, by using a fake fingerprint that was photoshopped from the Internet.
Below is the video posted by the Chaos Computer Club of the iPhone being hacked:
The congratulatory message read, “Yes! Big congratulations to Starbug (of the
Chaos Computer Club), the first to demonstrate the hack! Starbug is giving the
challenge pledge funds to Raumfahrtagentur, a spinoff from CCC-Berlin…”