ID wallet app: It’s seemingly easy to fake a digital driver’s license on a cell phone

ID wallet app: It's seemingly easy to fake a digital driver's license on a cell phone
3, 2, 1 and your fake digital driver’s license is ready. After there were already massive security issues with the official digital driver’s license application, Verimi has now been infected as well. Behind it, among other things, such shareholder companies as
  • alliance
  • Axel Springer
  • Federal Printing Office
  • Daimler
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • DrGerman bank
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • LufthansaSamsung
  • Volkswagen Financial Services

This app is also trying to use the digital wallet. The idea: You should be able to identify yourself with a single click or with your fingertips. Mobile should provide easy and secure management of your identity. But the security failed due to the so-called image recognition process.

security expert verb Martin Church They profited, and thus obtained many fake digital identities. In order to outpace the photo identity, he photographed the front and back of the driver’s license, digitally changed the name and printed the manipulated larger-than-life photos at the photo booth.

Then he photographed the manipulated photos using the app and took a selfie. Then an “AI-assisted process” confirms the authenticity of the images within seconds. Tschirsich says the total duration of the attack was only 30 minutes.

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