May 17, 2002
More Disturbing Technological Advances Dept.

Using Gummi Bears, PhotoShop, and ingenuity, a Japanese cryptographer was able to create fake fingerprints that fooled fingerprint recognition systems 80% of the time. Guess maybe I'll keep paying cash at Kroger for awhile longer.

Thanks to Michael for pointing this out.

Posted by Charles Kuffner on May 17, 2002 to Technology, science, and math