Chaos Computer Club – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com News and analysis on the emerging technologies transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from, and how to pay Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:31:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2 https://www.nfcworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-nfc-world-site-icon-32x32.png Chaos Computer Club – NFC World https://www.nfcworld.com 32 32 37289602 Samsung says iris scanner hack could “only have been made under a rare combination of circumstances” https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/05/25/352745/samsung-says-iris-scanner-hack-made-rare-combination-circumstances/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/05/25/352745/samsung-says-iris-scanner-hack-made-rare-combination-circumstances/#comments Thu, 25 May 2017 11:36:15 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=52745 Samsung has responded to the group of hackers from the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) who managed to defeat the iris recognition system on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones, saying that the hackers' claims could “only have been made under a rare combination of circumstances”.

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Hackers defeat Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner https://www.nfcworld.com/2017/05/24/352640/hackers-defeat-samsung-galaxy-s8-iris-scanner/ Wed, 24 May 2017 09:15:52 +0000 http://www.nfcworld.com/?p=52640 Security Week — “Hackers of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) in Germany have managed to defeat the iris recognition system on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S8 smartphones… While an individual’s iris is unique, researchers from CCC showed that Samsung’s iris scanner can be defeated by showing it a picture of the victim’s eye.”

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Fraunhofer researcher delivers update on NFC vulnerabilities https://www.nfcworld.com/2009/02/09/3726/fraunhofer-researcher-delivers-update-on-nfc-vulnerabilities/ https://www.nfcworld.com/2009/02/09/3726/fraunhofer-researcher-delivers-update-on-nfc-vulnerabilities/#comments Mon, 09 Feb 2009 17:08:40 +0000 http://www.nearfieldcommunicationsworld.com/?p=726 URI spoofing and redirection — where an authorised NFC tag is replaced with one that points to a resource under a fraudster's control — is still an issue, says security researcher Collin Mulliner.

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