Archive for date: May 15, 2003

More fun with fingerprints

May 15, 2003 | My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

I have to admit that I’m a pretty big fan of CSI. Not the crappy new CSI: Miami, but the original one. It gets Tivo’ed at my house all the time, as well as many CourtTV shows like Forensic Files. The previous blog entry got me thinking about aquiring fingerprints clandestinely, and I thought about […]

Fun with Fingerprint Readers

May 15, 2003 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Bruce Schneier is the author of Applied Cryptography, the incredibly useful encylopedia of modern cryptographic algorithms. He also publishes the Cryptogram, an electronic bulletin involving computer security, privacy and cryptography. Today I received the latest issue, which includes an article on fooling biometric fingerprint scanners. Tsutomu Matsumoto tried several techniques to create phony fingers that […]