A member of Europe's oldest hacker collective, the Chaos Computer Club has claimed to have developed a method to copy fingerprints using a common digital camera.
The US is replacing full-body scanners deployed at some airports, criticized for triggering potential health risks and privacy violations.
Critics say "naked" scanners and the pat-downs are invasive and demeaning.
Some Muslim-American groups are supporting a fatwa issued by a body of Islamic scholars forbidding Muslims from going through full body scanners at airports, a media report said.
India will start using full-body scanners to screen passengers at the international airport in Delhi on a trial basis from May.
Prime Minister Gordon Brown says full-body scanners will be introduced in Britain`s airports in the wake of the failed Christmas Day bombing attempt of a US airliner.
Day in Pics: 28th February
Showbiz World - February 28, 2015
Lingerie Fashion Night