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German hackers crack iPhone Touch ID - report

Monday 23 September 2013 | 11:05 CET | News
A group of German hackers claim to have cracked the new fingerprint scanner on the new iPhone, reports Reuters. Two prominent iPhone security experts told Reuters that they believed the German 'Chaos Computing Club' (CCC) had cracked Apple's Touch ID. The CCC hacking group posted a video on its website that appeared to show someone accessing an iPhone 5S with a fabricated print.

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