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Hackers Trick Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using a Printed Photo and a Contact Lens

Wednesday May 24, 2017 2:47 am PDT by
German hackers have successfully broken the iris recognition authentication in the Samsung Galaxy S8 using equipment that costs less than the price of the smartphone, according to Ars Technica. Hackers with the Chaos Computer Club used a digital camera, a Samsung laser printer, and a contact lens to achieve the feat. The hack involved taking a picture of the phone owner's face, printing it out ...

iPhone 8 Said to Feature Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes

Friday February 10, 2017 5:37 am PST by
Apple is widely rumored to launch a high-end iPhone with an edge-to-edge OLED display this year, which has been variously called the "iPhone 8" or "iPhone X" to commemorate the smartphone's tenth anniversary, and rumors suggest the device will an include iris scanner to authenticate with your eyes. iPhone 8 concept by visual designer Moe Slah Taiwanese website DigiTimes, citing unnamed...