Hacked: Iphone 5s Touch ID Feature

German group, Chaos Computer Club (CCC), says they have been able to break through the supposed “protective” feature of the new iPhone 5s, Touch ID.

“Really, the hardest part was to get our hands on an iPhone 5S because it was sold out,” a spokesperson for CCC said.

To show proof of their “accomplishment”, the CCC posted a video on Youtube entitled, “hacking iphone 5s Touch ID.” The video is only a minute long and is accompanied by background music.

Everything seems so effortless (probably isn’t) in the video yet, in actuality, you need a few other tools to successfully hack the Touch ID.

Personally, I think it is a little comical that Apple intended to create more security for users and the feature gets hacked 2 days after its release.

Here is the video

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-Catherine Owusu


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