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Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor Allegedly Bypassed with a Cheap Gel Screen Protector

October 15, 2019

A woman in Castleford, UK, discovered that a £2.70 ($3.40) full screen protector for her Samsung Galaxy S10 allowed everyone access via the thumbprint authentication.

Thumbprint authentication is now a widely used form of security, also used in essential services such as online banking. Phone manufacturers and users alike put a lot of faith into it, so any failures cause serious concern.

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