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Facial Recognition Feature on Galaxy S8 Bypassed Using Just a Photo

The security of the facial recognition feature on Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 smartphone has come into question, after a video was shared online that appears to show one of the handsets being unlocked by waving a photo of the user’s face in front of the camera.

The YouTube video embedded below, recorded at the S8 launch event, shows the registered user of the device presenting a picture of himself to the phone’s front-facing camera. After a couple of attempts, the phone recognizes the close-up selfie as the user’s face, and the lock screen is subsequently bypassed.

Last month it was reported that Samsung Continue reading Facial Recognition Feature on Galaxy S8 Bypassed Using Just a Photo

Samsung to Release Update that ‘Kills’ Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung will release an update Kills remaining Galaxy Note 7

After the Galaxy Note7 was eradicated from existence, Samsung expressly asked users to return the phablet and take advantage of the available ailments.

But the thing is, a lot of users don’t seem too keen on following Samsung’s guideline. We recently told you it is estimated that more than 1 million customers are still holding on to the potentially dangerous Note7. Some still consider the device a very capable phone, one that’s not easily replaceable. Some users are waiting for Samsung to unveil the Galaxy S8 next year, but we’re still a few months away from that.

Therefore Samsung will release an update for their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from charging and functioning as mobile phones on December 19. Continue reading Samsung to Release Update that ‘Kills’ Galaxy Note 7