Face ID might not be as secure as Apple has stated.
A security firm from Vietnam claims they've found a way to trick the Face ID security feature on iPhone X.
The firm, BKAV, created a mask to bypass the facial recognition system. This isn't your typical halloween mask, however. Researchers at BKAV used a 3D printed-frame, including a handmade silicon nose and mouth as well as cut-outs for eyes. The mask costs only $150 to make, though they also made several other masks that did not crack Face ID, so the process isn't that easy.
Apple has repeatedly reassured customers that the multi-sensor Face ID system is very secure and cannot be fooled by something like a mask. The company claims that the chance of spoofing it is 1 in a million. But perhaps the researchers at BKAV have beaten those odds.
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