New Flaws in Fingerprint Sensors Let Attackers Bypass Windows Hello Login

November 22, 2023 at 10:30AM Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in fingerprint sensors on Dell Inspiron 15, Lenovo ThinkPad T14, and Microsoft Surface Pro X laptops. The flaws allow bypassing Windows Hello authentication. Researchers found weaknesses in the fingerprint sensors from Goodix, Synaptics, and ELAN. Exploiting these vulnerabilities requires users to have fingerprint authentication set … Read more

Windows Hello Fingerprint Authentication Bypassed on Popular Laptops

November 22, 2023 at 09:06AM Security researchers successfully bypassed fingerprint authentication on three popular laptops equipped with Windows Hello. Blackwing Intelligence and Microsoft’s MORSE conducted the research, targeting a Dell Inspiron 15, a Lenovo ThinkPad T14s, and a Microsoft Surface Pro X. The attacks required physical access to the devices and involved spoofing legitimate user … Read more

Passkeys Are Cool, But They Aren’t Enterprise-Ready

October 13, 2023 at 04:38PM Passkeys, a passwordless authentication technology supported by major internet firms like Apple, Google, and Microsoft, offer a user-friendly solution for accessing websites and cloud applications. However, their usability does not meet the control and attestation requirements of large corporations. Passkeys are expected to be integrated into the existing public key … Read more