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Face ID not foolproof

Posted on: 11/16/2017| Source: http://www.theverge.com

Face ID! The most secure way to open your phone! Maybe not... A cybersecurity firm in Vietnam reportedly bypassed the iPhone X Face ID with a mask. "Bkav says the mask is crafted through a combination of 3D printing, makeup, and 2D images. There's also some "special processing done on the cheeks and around the face" where there are large areas of skin, and the nose is created from silicone." They claim they used a report from Apple that explained the Face ID techniques. And the best part? The mask is "cheap" only costing $150 to make! Our guess is that you probably don't have to worry about this security breach too much in your daily life.

Vietnamese cybersecurity firm Bkav claims it's been able to bypass the iPhone X's Face ID feature using a mask. The mask is made to trick Apple's depth mapping and the result is a kind of creepy hybrid monster head with realistic cutouts for...[Read More]
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