Last year, German hacking collective, Chaos Computer club, announced that they can reproduce a real fingerprint based on a simple photograph of the person’s finger. Jan Krissler who is popularly known as Starbug demonstrated in a conference how an image of fingerprint can be converted into a real fingerprint. He showed the images of Ursula von der Leyen’s (German Federal Minister) fingers he took in October 2014. Then he showed the image of the fingerprints he made out of the original image. At that time he demonstrated that only those images with high-quality graphics could be cracked. But, this year he has demonstrated the same thing but on the images taken from a distance with the help of laser printers.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hack Read