How To Beat a Fingerprint Security System

In the following video, the folks from Mythbusters show you exactly how easy it is to beat a simple fingerprint security system, provided that you have access to an approved finger imprint, of course!

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10 Responses to How To Beat a Fingerprint Security System

  1. I think the manufacturer was either lying or their locks aren't used in high profile target areas that would make a thieve's time worthwhile.

  2. I think the manufacturer was either lying or their locks aren’t used in high profile target areas that would make a thieve’s time worthwhile.

  3. Unless you buy a the cheap old ones fingerprint scanners now have built in system to detect that a finger belongs to a living person. This method didn't even work that well when the show first aired that episode.

  4. Unless you buy a the cheap old ones fingerprint scanners now have built in system to detect that a finger belongs to a living person. This method didn’t even work that well when the show first aired that episode.

  5. Oh Dear!

    This kind of ideas are like child plays but when it comes to biometrics all come to an end!

    This trick was successfully pinched six months ago by me!!

    only with a handy office accessory named 'glue tape'!!

  6. Oh Dear!
    This kind of ideas are like child plays but when it comes to biometrics all come to an end!
    This trick was successfully pinched six months ago by me!!
    only with a handy office accessory named ‘glue tape’!!

  7. Now I'd be interested to see if they could get through the lock without having to lift the print (ie, somehow using whatever remain of a print after the lock was used previously)

  8. Now I’d be interested to see if they could get through the lock without having to lift the print (ie, somehow using whatever remain of a print after the lock was used previously)