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Some Banks Drop Fingerprint Authentication for Samsung Galaxy S10 Users after Gel Cover Hack

Following reports that a simple gel cover can let people bypass fingerprint authentication on Samsung Galaxy S10 phones, a few banking institutions disabled the fingerprint authentication on their apps for this model.

A recent Android Police report said the UK’s NatWest and Nationwide Building Society already took measures to counteract this problem. NatWest chose to remove the app completely from the store for Samsung owners until the company issues a fix.

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