Samsung Galaxy S10 face unlock can be fooled by a photo

Tech News   |   03/10/2019 - 9:54am   |   by A.Rider   |   145
10. march Samsung Galaxy S10 face unlock can be fooled by a photo

Samsung's latest Galaxy S10 might be our favorite phone right now, but you might want to be a little bit careful when it comes to setting up lockscreen security on it.

Right now, you can fool it with a video of yourself played back on another phone, or even just a photo. In at least one case, even siblings have been able to trick it.

Both The Verge and Lewis Hilsenteger (Unbox Therapy) were able to trick the S10's face recognition tech with a video played back on another phone. In the case of the latter, this is explicitly on a device smudged with fingerprints and dust, etc., only a couple of inches away. There should have been plenty of indirect cues there — focus distance, sufficient resolution to see pixel-level details, overlaid static features — to indicate that something might be off, but the S10 paid such details no mind.

Read the full article at: Android Police

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