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RE: Biometric question
From: "Michael Sconzo" <msconzo () tamu edu>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 11:13:16 -0600
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One of the more memorable things that I have read about fingerprint
You can basically fake a fingerprint biometric machine with a gummi
bear. If I remember correctly, the majority of fingerprint scanners
are vulnerable to this type of attack. One of the big things to look
for is one that samples SHAPES not POINTS, and remember the more the
As for other types of biometrics, I am not too sure, hopefully
somebody else can shed some light on those.
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From: Felix Cuello [mailto:felix () qodiga com]
Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 1:27 PM
To: security-basics () security-focus com
Subject: Biometric question
I will work in a project where phisical security will be based on
biometrics, in fact only will be based on fingerprints biometric.
How secure are fingerprints?, what biometric are more secure?
eye, ??? what else).
I'm not a security expert :-)
Thanks a lot,
[my english is bad... please sorry :-)]
felix () qodiga com
Av.Santa Fe 882 P.13 Of. "E"
Tel.: (54) 011 - 4312-1698
Buenos Aires - Argentina
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