Said "mask", comprised of a fake silicone nose, 3D printed frame, as well as a combination of 2D images, elaborate makeup and "some special processing" on the cheeks and around the eyes, is flaunted on video as capable of unlocking an iPhone X distressingly fast and easy.
Bkav's claims come despite Apple's statement that the engineering team had collaborated with "professional mask makers and make-up artists in Hollywood to protect against these attempts to beat Face ID".
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Claiming that Apple has not implemented facial recognition well, Bkav says fooling Apple's flagship security feature "went much more easily" than people might expect. When a Face ID scan is taken and doesn't correctly register, requiring the person to enter a PIN, another image is taken to improve accuracy.
Bkav wrote in its blog post that the Face ID is "not an effective security measure" because it can be "fooled by mask". But, being the new kid on the block, we thought we'd ask you what you think of Face ID. "Security units' competitors, commercial rivals of corporations, and even nations might benefit from our PoC", they said.
The firm says it was able to trick Apple's Face ID AI by understanding how it worked.
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So should iPhone X users be anxious? "In order to compromise Face ID authentication, the attacker would have to have a detailed map of the face of the user, create a mask that would map the exact details of the victim's face, unlock the phone within five attempts, and do all of this within 48 hours". But in a few tests, a person was able to unlock the iPhone X set up with their identical twin's face.
These users might want to take extra steps beyond Face ID if they want their device fully protected. All that said, we do recall a time when hackers were also spoofing the Touch ID fingerprint scanner by making dummy fingers to trick it. The technology didn't even fall for well-lit photographs or other faces that had similar features.
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The fighting game is also finally heading for PC next week , and hopefully, the new characters won't be delayed on the platform. Players will be able to play as Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael.