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Android Passwords Discovered 68% of Time

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#1 KarstenHansen


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Posted 17 August 2010 - 02:07 PM

Researchers use smudge attack, identify Android passcodes 68 percent of the time
In a movie-plot like scenario, where a biometric system is bypassed using restored fingerprint samples, Penn State researchers managed to identify the pass code patterns on two Android smartphones (the HTC G1 and the HTC Nexus One), 68% of the time, using photographs taken under different lighting conditions, and camera positions.



Edited by KarstenHansen, 18 August 2010 - 01:35 PM.

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