Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Forgery Attempt

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_979

Active forgery attempt is an impostor attempt in which an individual tries to match the stored template of a different individual by presenting a simulated or reproduced biometric sample, or by intentionally modifying his or her own biometric characteristics.

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