Android Fingerprint Biometrics Fall to 'BrutePrint' Attack
Data Breach Today
MAY 22, 2023
Dictionary Attack Plus Neural Network Fools Security Checks, Researchers Find Security researchers have demonstrated a practical attack that can be used to defeat biometric fingerprint checks and log into a target's Android - but not Apple - smartphone. Dubbed "BrutePrint," the brute force attack is inexpensive and practical to deploy at a large scale.
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