‘Fingerprint-Jacking’ Attack Technique Manipulates Android UI

Researchers explore fingerprint-jacking, a user interface-based attack that targets fingerprints scanned into Android apps. Many modern smartphones have a fingerprint scanner to authorize device access and enable account login, payment authorization, and other operations. The scanner is meant for secure authentication, but researchers are finding new ways to manipulate it for malicious gain.

Link: ‘Fingerprint-Jacking’ Attack Technique Manipulates Android UI
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