The image of the iris was then printed on a laser printer (ironically, a Samsung one) and a contact lens was placed on top to give it depth. That same device - the Note 7, is in the process of being re-released as a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 FE, AKA "Fandom Edition".
Samsung's Galaxy S8 has already been declared the most breakable smartphone ever, and now its biometric security seems pretty weak at best-so it's hackable and crackable.
The most significant advantage to using an iris scanner compared to face recognition is that ordinary photos normally can't fool it.
The iris scanner wasn't the only biometric security measure the CCC team was able to bypass. The hackers used a photo shot in night mode and from a medium distance, about the same range that would pop up in a Facebook profile picture or a selfie.
In the video you can see that to break them had the normal camera, the printer, and contact lenses. Attackers cannot only get access to the phone's data, but also to the mobile wallet.
Traditional PIN protection was "a safer approach than using body features for authentication", Engling said.
Samsung introduced iris scanning into the S8 as an alternate way of unlocking the device and authorizing payments.
Samsung claimed that the iris scanning technology of the Galaxy S8 had been through rigorous testing to prevent attempts to compromise its security.
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Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly was briefed on the disturbance, according to a statement from the department. After the disturbance, Uskanil was escorted back to his seat, where he was restrained with duct tape , according to witnesses.
British Airways cancels flights amid global computer outage
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JP: Sunshine today with late weekend storms
This will be due to a cool front that will bring gusty winds and cooler temps. we drop into the upper 60s for highs. It will be breezy with winds gusting up to 23 miles per hour , meteorologists in Boulder predict.