Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Tricked By Hacker Group
Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Tricked By Hacker Group
Samsung starts offering BOGO deal for the Galaxy S8 and S8+
By Rei Padla
24 May, 2017, 12:18
Nokia was the first to place an iris scanner on one of their smartphones, and now Samsung has put the same on one of its tablets and now its flagship smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have them as a norm.
He then sits down with a Samsung Galaxy S8 and registers his own irises to the phone, so that he can unlock the screen using his eyes. In fact, Samsung's new iris scanner is very easy to trick. And according to hackers with Germany's Chaos Computer Club, it's possible to fool that scanner it using nothing more than an ordinary contact lens and a photo of the owner's eye. Similar to fingerprints, iris scanning is completely unique and can not be replicated. The iris scanner, like the fingerprint sensor, provides a second layer of biometric authentication to the device, helping in keeping information safe.
CCC member and biometrics security researcher starbug was able to demonstrate that a good digital camera with 200mm-lens at a distance of up to five metres was sufficient to capture good enough pictures to fool iris recognition systems.
Unlike most models which can be hard to tell apart from each other, the designs of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the AppleiPhone 7 are strikingly different.
When held up to the phone, it was recognised as the eye of the person for whom the handset was registered to and unlocked itself.
Juventus clinch sixth successive Serie A title
Gerard Deulofeu opened the scoring after 69 minutes, before Keisuke Honda doubled the lead with a fine free-kick. Milan had to wait until the last half hour for their goals against Bologna .
Deputy's body escorted to hospital for autopsy
Authorities say Broadwater County deputy Mason Moore was pursuing a vehicle when dispatchers lost contact with him at about 3 a.m. The driver, Lloyd Barrus, 61, and the passenger are father and son, said Missoula County sheriff's spokeswoman Brenda Bassett.
Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship
Once Kim dropped his three birdies putts, he was unrelenting, especially when he made par saves on six of the back-nine holes. Just over four years ago, Kim came to the United States to play the final version of the tour's qualifying school.
Created by YouTube channel Concept Creator and based on existing sketches and leaks, the videoshows a 3D printed Galaxy Note 8 concept unit that features an all-screen design as well as a vertical dual lens camera on the back.
Subtitles on the video state that the photo is taken using night mode, even though it's daytime, because the Galaxy S8's iris scanner uses the same sort of infrared light that night mode often does.
I've contacted Samsung about the trick, but haven't yet received any comment or official statement.
Not be overshadowed by Apply Pay, Samsung Pay gets rolling in Taiwan on Tuesday, with seven banks participating in the mobile payment and digital wallet service in the initial stage.
The company published an in-depth look at what's inside the Galaxy S8 on Friday, even though anyone interested in such details probably already knew what's inside of the phone. Many biometric unlock methods have been found to be vulnerable.
The new policy would bring uniformity in software procurement in various state and central government departments. The IT minister said that investment proposal in electronics manufacturing has increased to Rs 1.43 lakh crore.
More than a third of people in some United Kingdom constituencies are not registered to vote, according to official figures. Everyone is responsible for registering themselves, but you will need to provide your national insurance number.
Kourtney Kardashian was spotted in Cannes snuggling with Younes Bendjima , the model who she has been casually dating, on Sunday. Right around the same time Scott was making his club appearance in Vegas, his home appears to have been burglarized.
Amnesty International identified that protester as Mohamed Zayn al-Deen, 39, and said he had died of birdshot wounds to the head. He was also stripped of citizenship previous year , sparking the sit-in outside of his residence in Diraz.
While most do it for safety reasons, for others, it's the threat of a ticket that makes them put on a seat belt. New Jersey's seat belt usage rate was over 93 percent last year, up from just over 91 percent the year before.
Bourdais also posted the fastest lap during the Fast Friday event, reaching a top speed of 233.116 miles per hour . Bourdais, the four-time Champ Car champion, will likely miss the rest of the season, the team said Sunday.
She beat Simona Halep , who was attempting the rare Madrid-Rome double, but suffered a rolled ankle near the end of the first set. And Halep then fell away badly in the final set, raising concerns over her fitness ahead of the French Open.
Save the Children on Monday warned that, at the current rate, more than 65,000 cases of cholera are expected by the end of June. Latest tallies show that the war on Yemen has so far killed over 12,000 Yemenis and wounded thousands more.
The three Chinese manufacturers have begun to see sales in India, Indonesia, and Thailand as well due to aggressive marketing. Therefore, Oppo has achieved the best performance in the quarter in comparison to other device makers.
Trump fired FBI Director James Comey last week, prompting some to call for an independent prosecutor to lead the investigation. The committee-which is investigating Russian interference in November's presidential election-issued the subpoena last week.
Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed To 2018
Red Dead Redemption 2 was promised a 2017 release but now the title won't be released until April of 2018. It should come as no surprise then that Red Dead Redemption 2 will not be coming to consoles this holiday.
Real title win "an incredible feeling" for Zidane
But they have adapted to his absence brilliantly, with a switch to a 4-4-2 diamond enabling them to suffocate teams in midfield. Luis Enrique won the treble with Barca in his first season in 2014-15 and the double of La Liga and Copa del Rey last term.
NAFTA renegotiation, local rice farmers concerned
Imposing a tariff on each exchange will make goods more expensive, and that could hurt Michigan's auto industry-heavy economy. Many farmers worry that Trump's policies will jeopardize their exports just as they face weaker crop and livestock prices.
Cassie Sainsbury's family expected home
He claimed they had an argument after he warned her not to do anything "stupid", and she reassured him she wouldn't go. The program will also include new claims which allege Ms Sainsbury once worked as a sex-worker at a Sydney brothel.
LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors
In the fourth alone, Irving had 11 points as he took advantage of Joseph, who was on his way to a 40-minute night and feeling it. Lowry , who watched Toronto's last two games because of a sprained left ankle, said he expects the July decision to be hard .