Hackers offered cash, booze to crack iPhone fingerprint security

    Date20 Sep 2013
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    4226
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Hackers are gearing up for Friday's iPhone 5S release with a contest to crack the device's first-ever fingerprint scanner, a high-tech feature that Apple Inc says makes users' data more secure.
    A micro venture capital firm joined a group of security researchers to offer more than $13,000 in cash along with bottles of booze, Bitcoin currency, books and other goodies to the first hacker who breaks the device in a contest promoted on the website istouchidhackedyet.com/.

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