• A 10-year-old boy tried to unlock his mom's iPhone X with his face - and it worked

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Apple's iPhone X has a unique Face ID feature that allows users to unlock it simply by holding the phone up to their face.
    Several people have been testing ways to fool the facial recognition software ever since it was released.
    While others have had to resort to tricks like makeup and wigs , a 10-year-old boy has had the easiest luck so far.
    In a video that's going viral , an iPhone X owner explains how the phone recognizes her son's face as her own.
    She then passes the phone over to him to demonstrate.
    As he holds the phone up to his face, the phone almost immediately unlocks.
    He even...
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  • Mom's iPhone X Unlocked by 10-Year-Old's Face

    Mom's iPhone X Unlocked by 10-Year-Old's Face

    One year ago - By Fortune

    Hackers, and everyday consumers, who have bought Apple's iPhone X, are trying to crack Face ID, the new facial recognition security feature that allows you to use your face, rather than your thumbprint or passcode, to log into your mobile device.
    Now it appears, one of the earliest to achieve the feat is a 10-year-old boy.
    Attaullah Malik and Sana Sherwani, parents of fifth-grader Ammar Malik, have recounted the hacking of the unhackable Face ID software in a video on youTube, a post on LinkedIn, and in an interview with Wired .
    Attaullah Malik, who is director of technology operations at...
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