The iPhone fingerprint scanner has allegedly been cracked

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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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