14 Nov '11, 2am

Android 4.0 Face Unlock feature can be fooled into unlocking with a photo

Android 4.0 Face Unlock feature can be fooled into unlocking with a photo

Android 4.0 Face Unlock Feature Fooled with Photo in Samsung Galaxy Note Looks like Google has their work cut out for them. During the Samsung Galaxy Note regional launch in Jakarta, where we also got some hands-on time with the Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus , the folks from SoyaCincau made a startling discovery - the Face Unlock feature on Google Android 4.0 can be fooled into unlocking with a photo. SoyaCincau reiterates that the Galaxy Nexus in the video was set up to recognize a face and not a picture of a face. All doubts about the authenticity of the video could have been dismissed with a single video footage showing the Galaxy Nexus being programmed to recognize a face, followed by the unlocking with a picture of the face in the same video. Unfortunately, this wasn't done during the event. This discovery is contrary to what we've heard from Google's Android-f...

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