Hackers Can Now Steal Your Fingerprints From Photos

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Stop using the peace sign in your photos, hackers are stealing your fingerprints! Yes, we all know better than to post personal information on social media, but now hackers have the capability to steal your fingerprints from photos. Therefore, if you’re showing up the peace sign in photos you better stop it.

Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics say that hackers have the capability of stealing your fingerprints from photos that are close up and clear.

With your fingerprints, hackers may be able to get into your private account(s) and more. Thus, researchers at NII are advising people to beware of this latest form of infringement.

While this may be shocking to some, we should remember that hackers have used the iris of some in photos to hack into accounts too. Perhaps we need to use those filters to our advantage and blur out some important information in photos posted on-line.

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William Fieldhouse

I currently work full time as a penetration tester and have been involved within the IT security industry for over a decade. I also love to pioneer any forms of new technology and ideologies for future advancements. Feel free to contact me at [email protected]

William Fieldhouse

I currently work full time as a penetration tester and have been involved within the IT security industry for over a decade. I also love to pioneer any forms of new technology and ideologies for future advancements. Feel free to contact me at [email protected]

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