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iPhone X Face ID Breached by Mother-Son Couple with No Hacking Skills

Softpedia Wednesday, 15 November 2017 ()
iPhone X Face ID Breached by Mother-Son Couple with No Hacking SkillsiPhone X’s Face ID facial recognition system has been deemed extremely secure by parent company Apple, despite concerns that it would be easier to unlock devices in the case of twins or people who share similarities in the way they look. Early tests conducted after the launch of the new iPhone returned mixed results, with different pairs of twins showing that Face ID sometimes fails to recognize each person, providing the other twin with access to the device. The iPhone X has failed another important test, as a mother and son couple proved that it’s easy to breach the facial recognition system with no hacking skills, and it’s all possible because of the way the system works. According to a report from Wired, the likelihood of bypassing facial recognition can increase depending on the lightning conditions of the original configuration process, which appears to have an impact on ...
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News video: The iPhone X Face ID May Have a Major Security Issue

The iPhone X Face ID May Have a Major Security Issue 00:28

It looks like Apple’s new iPhone X has some problems. The smartphones new Face ID feature, which replaced Touch ID, has a few glitches. People who are your family members and younger than the age of thirteen may be able to unlock your device with their face. That’s what happened to a Staten...

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