Hackers Offer Reward for Beating iPhone Fingerprint Lock

Apple’s new iPhone 5S is to be released Friday with a fingerprint scanner, and computer hackers are offering a bounty for the first person to pick the biometric lock.

Security researchers Nick Depetrillo and Robert David Graham launched the Is Touch ID Hacked Yet website to crowdfund a reward to hack the phone’s fingerprint reader.  The reader is used to lock and unlock the phone, rather than a numerical code or password.

The successful hacker must produce a video proving they …

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