Bkav uses 3D printed ‘twin’ mask to defeat iPhone X Face ID again, upgrades warning level

Bkav uses 3D printed 'twin' mask to defeat iPhone X Face ID again, upgrades warning level

Vietnamese cybersecurity firm Bkav has once again beaten Apple’s Face ID iPhone security feature, this time using a 3D printed mask and printed infrared images of eyes. Because the hack was so easy, Bkav strongly recommends avoiding Face ID as a means of protecting sensitive data. It’s only been a few weeks since we reported that Bkav, a Vietnamese cybersecurity company, had cracked the Face ID security system of Apple’s new iPhone X. To do so, it used a $150 3D printed mask complete with various synthetic facial features to trick the iPhone into “seeing” the phone’s real user. […]

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