The Verge: Using Fingerprint Access to Your Phone Could Be a Security Risk

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Nearly every modern smartphone comes with a fingerprint reader — but they’re not as secure as they look. All it takes to fake a fingerprint is dentistry paste and some Play-Doh — and possibly other ways obtain your fingerprint.

Considering that a fingerprint mold could allow replication of your fingerprint that could access your phone, there is the possibility that employers’, government agencies, and local police departments with fingerprint databases could potentially replicate your fingerprint and access your phone.

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