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Widely used fingerprint reader exposes Windows passwords in seconds

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September 5, 2012
Cyber Security
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“Fingerprint-reading software preinstalled on laptops sold by Dell, Sony, and at least 14 other PC makers contains a serious weakness that makes it trivial for hackers with physical control of the machine to quickly recover account passwords, security researchers said.”

Source: Widely used fingerprint reader exposes Windows passwords in seconds | Ars Technica


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