The iPhone fingerprint scanner has allegedly been cracked

We almost made it through the whole launch weekend without the infamous fingerprint scanning security system getting hacked. Almost.

Just days after making the iPhone 5S available to the public, a group of hackers claimed that they already broke the phone’s Touch ID fingerprint scanner.

The Chaos Computer Club (CCC), a Berlin-based group of hackers, announced the successful hack of the fingerprint reader on the group’s website on Sunday.

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