Samsung Electronics is investigating claims by a German hacking group that it fooled the iris recognition system of the new flagship Galaxy S8 device, the firm said Wednesday.
On a day where it was reported that iris scanning in the Samsung Galaxy S8 could be easily hacked, newly published research has found that it may be possible to use a kinetic energy, that is the unique signature created by energy created by the body when a person is walking, for authentication instead. Show More Summary
Hackers have published details of a method to break the iris-based authentication in Samsung’s Galaxy S8 that involves the use of a number of basic, everyday items. Published by German whitehat hacking group Chaos Computer Club, theShow More Summary
Samsung wants you to think that the iris scan technology on its new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, is unbeatable. But it should surprise no one who pays attention to the security world that this is not the case. In fact, Samsung's new iris scanner is very easy to trick. More »
Samsung is going to drop another bombshell this week. Apparently, the Galaxy S8 maker is set to unveil its newest invention, stretchable OLED display, this Tuesday.
If you happen to be a @Work business customer on T-Mobile, and happened to purchase a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ between the necessary purchase period dates, you can score a free Samsung DeX dock, courtesy of T-Mobile. According to theShow More Summary
Chaos Computer Club "hacker" Jan Krissler was able to bypass the Samsung Galaxy S8's iris authentication system with a high-quality photo of an iris and a contact lens emulating the curvature of the eye.
The “future standard for phone authentication” is not ready for mainstream use.
There's always going to be a bitter fight between the flagship smartphones from Samsung and Apple. This year is no exception, as head-to-head tests have compared everything there is to compare on the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7. But a fight...Show More Summary
Just one month after the Samsung Galaxy S8’s release, German hackers have already figured out a way around the phone’s iris recognition software. The Chaos Computer Club, a European hacker group, published its account of hacking the S8’s biometrics via a few simple tools such as a camera and a contact lens. Show More Summary
Samsung and T-Mobile have joined forces to offer a great deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8. Buy one, get one free, with very few strings attached. The post Samsung, T-Mobile Offer Buy-One-Get-One Free Deal on Galaxy S8 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
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The iris scanner on a Samsung Galaxy S8 phone can be fooled by a black-and-white photograph, German hackers have shown.
Samsung has been touting the iris scanner as the most secure biometric security they can offer, but it could be one of the device's biggest vulnerabilities.
Hackers have once again proved there's no such thing as true security for your phone. Researchers at the Chaos Computer Club (via Motherboard) claim to have bypassed the iris scanner on Samsung's Galaxy S8 using a simple photo of a person's...Show More Summary
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White-hat hackers in Germany argue it's disturbingly simple to create a 'dummy eye' to dupe the Galaxy S8's biometric security.
How do I unlock the Galaxy S8 with my face? The Galaxy Note 7 (RIP) was the first Samsung device with biometric unlock, but along with iris scanning, the Galaxy S8 brings back an old trick: face unlock. Both are fast and secure, and make up for the awkward placement of the fingerprint sensor. Show More Summary