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‘Fool of irisscanner Galaxy S8 in the really very unlikely’

‘Fool of irisscanner Galaxy S8 in the really very unlikely’

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It is “in real life” almost not possible to irisscanner of the Galaxy S8 to be tricked with a printed picture of an eye with a contact lens sure.

That says a spokesperson of Samsung Thursday against The Korea Herald.

Tuesday showed hacker Jan Krissler of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) in a video how he has a picture of his eye made, these printed and there is a contact lens for held. Then he held the whole for the irisscanner of the Samsung Galaxy S8, who thought it was a real eye was. The phone was then unlocked.

“Although in the video it look easy shows, it is unlikely that in real life also happens”, said a spokesman from Samsung. “You need a camera that infrared light can capture. Cameras are no longer on sale. In addition, you should make a picture of the iris of the owner of the phone and smartphone to steal.”

Samsung denies, however, that the irisscanner in this way had been mistaken. Samsung presented the irisscanner as “one of the safest ways to your phone locked to love”. The measure is used with Samsung Pay.

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