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Can iPhone5S fingerprint sensor be hacked?

Within hours of its launch, a German-based organisation claimed to have hacked Apple's system. How hard is this to do. Head squeeze’s Mark Champkins explains.

The new iPhone 5S features a new fingerprint sensor built into the home button to unlock the phone. But, within a day of its launch, a German-based organisation called the Computer Chaos Club claimed to have hacked Apple's Touch ID system.

How hard is this to do, and how exactly did they do it?

The simple answer is you have to steal someone's fingerprint. The more difficult answer is explained by Head squeeze’s Mark Champkins above.

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