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On Sunday, German hackers claimed to have broken into the iPhone fingerprint scanner only two days after the debut of the tech that Apple promises will better guard devices from criminals and snoopers seeking access. If hackers were indeed successful, it would be quite an embarrassment for Apple, which is gambling on the scanner to distinguish its smartphone from new models made by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and others running the Android operating system of Google Inc.
Two prominent iPhone security experts said to Reuters that they believed the German group, called the Chaos Computing Club, or CCC, had defeated Apple’s Touch ID, although they had not personally replicated the method used.