The facial recognition system the Samsung Galaxy S8 can be fooled with a photo of the owner

In YouTube there was a video where the author demonstrates that the system of face recognition, which presents the new Samsung Galaxy S8.


The owner used his own photo on the screen of another smartphone, after several attempts, the smartphone was unlocked. Apparently, the scanner uses the standard two-dimensional face detection algorithm, which does not account for the depth of the image, so it can be performed easily.

In the statement made by the representative of Samsung, the resource ArsTechnica, they say that using facial recognition user the Samsung Galaxy S8 not to confirm payments or access secure folder (Secure Folder). It is necessary to use a fingerprint sensor and iris scanner eye that also have a smartphone. The facial recognition system only allows to unlock the smartphone.



Samsung Galaxy S8 will be released on April 21.


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