Despite of the claims made by the Apple of authenticity of the new iPhone X to those who try to impersonate their photos, masks and other techniques of fooling the software. A team of hackers steps forward claiming that they have beaten this new technology in just a week.A Team of Hackers Claim to Have Cracked the iPhone X Face ID Software.
A Team of Hackers Claim to Have Cracked the iPhone X Face ID Software
A security firm named Bkav have released a blog post and video this Friday demonstrating that how they cracked the Face ID recognition provided by the new iPhone X. In the video that the released, they clearly showed by all appearances about how they were able to crack open the Face ID recognition with a composite mask of a 3-D-printed plastic, silicone, makeup, and simple paper cutouts, which in combination tricked an iPhone X into unlocking.
Although the demonstration is not been confirmed publicly yet by the other security researchers. This loophole could be destructive for the company’s security promises and the trust that the iPhone holders have put in to the products of the company. According to the researchers their mask cost just $150 to make which is very less compared to the highly expensive $1000 phone.
The blog post writes:
“Apple has done this not so well, Face ID can be fooled by mask, which means it is not an effective security measure.”