The Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with a number of security features, one of those is Iris Recognition and it looks like this can be fooled with a photo.
The team over at the Chaos Computer Club managed to fool the Iris Recognition on the Samsung Galaxy S8 by using a photo, have a look at the video below.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first flagship smartphone with iris recognition. The manufacturer of the biometric solution is the company Princeton Identity Inc. The system promises secure individual user authentication by using the unique pattern of the human iris.
A new test conducted by CCC hackers shows that this promise cannot be kept: With a simple to make dummy-eye the phone can be fooled into believing that it sees the eye of the legitimate owner. A video shows the simplicity of the method.
You can find out full details on how this was done on the Samsung Galaxy S8 over at the Chaos Computer Club at the link below.
Source Chaos Computer Club, Sammy Hub
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