After buying a £2.70 gel screen protector on eBay, Lisa Neilson
registered her right thumbprint and then found her left
thumbprint, which was not registered, could also unlock the phone.
She then asked her husband to try and both his thumbs also
unlocked it. And when the screen protector was added to another
relative’s phone, the same thing happened. […]
Samsung said it was “aware of the case of S10’s malfunctioning
fingerprint recognition and will soon issue a software patch”.
When the iPhone 5S debuted with Touch ID, we were inundated with news stories about “easy” ways to spoof it that were, in fact, not easy at all.
Now we learn that Samsung’s flagship phone’s fingerprint sensor can in fact be spoofed trivially — and… crickets.