Apple'sFace ID face scanning tech, found in the iPhone X, can be tricked through the use of 3D printed face masks, according to Vietnamese security firm Bkav. The trouble with facial recognition is that too many humans have defining characteristics that can not be dissected by a machine-we look too similar.
"Potential targets shall not be regular users, but billionaires, leaders of major corporations, [and] nations' leaders", Bkav says.
Because Face ID runs on artificial intelligence that learns each time it's used, the algorithm could have been trained to learn the human's face based off the mask in reverse. All in all it cost $150 to make Bkav states that its researchers used a "popular 3D printer", for the facial frame, with a nose "made by a handmade artist".
But there's really no need to freak out, or disable Face ID.
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When Apple announced the iPhone X at an event on September 13, it claimed that there is only a one in a million chance that the wrong face could be used to unlock Face ID and said that the feature could not be fooled by masks.
Apple has implemented the Face Recognition technology in its new iPhone X. Even if everyone was thrilled about this extraordinary feature, some skilled people showed that this technology could be fooled.
When Apple released the iPhone X on November 3, it touched off an immediate race among hackers around the world to be the first to fool the company's futuristic new form of authentication. We use 2D printing for other parts (similar to how we tricked Face Recognition nine years ago).
Face ID is still proving to be more secure than some of the facial recognition options in Android, which have been fooled with just photos in the past. As soon as security researchers got their hands on the 10th anniversary iPhone, they started trying to crack the iPhone X Face ID.
The iPhone X has been a little bit of a let down for some users who saved up big and waited in line long for Apple's latest smartphone. "If convenience is more important, Face ID may be your choice. You can try it out with your own iPhone X, the phone shall recognise you even when you cover a half of your face", the hackers explained.
"What they didn't disclose was how many attempts and what level of effort it took to get the mask to work flawlessly", Paul Norris, senior systems engineer at Tripwire, a Portland, Oregon, software security company, said in a statement Monday.
BKAV said it used a detailed scan to develop the mask, which took about five minutes to finish.
However, this doesn't seem to be a widespread issue and reports are still mixed at this point, with some users claiming a noticeable slowdown, others say that their phones are working as fast as on day one.
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For reference, the current iPhone X has a 5.8-inch OLED display, whereas the iPhone 8 Plus has a display size of 5.5 inches. Apple claimed that the chances of the Face ID failing are one in a million, but recent reports and tests show otherwise.
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