Researcher hacks Microsoft Fingerprint Reader

Tuesday, 7 March 2006, 3:56 PM EST

Never mind worrying about hackers stealing your password. A security researcher with the Finnish military has shown how they could steal your fingerprint, by taking advantage of an omission in Microsoft Corp.'s Fingerprint Reader, a PC authentication device that Microsoft has been shipping since September 2004.

At Computerworld.

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