Hackers Misled Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner by a Printed Photo

Hackers Misled Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner by a Printed Photo. Samsung Electronics inspecting claims by a German hacking group that it misled the iris scanner system of Galaxy S8 device. The launch of Galaxy S8 was a successful step for the largest smartphone manufacturer Samsung Electronics. As last year was embarrassing for the company which knocked the firm’s reputation. Now again a video that is posted by the Choas Computer Club (CCC), a German hacking group founded in 1981 is misleading the world. Moreover, The group shows in the video that Galaxy S8 being unlocked using a printed photo of the user’s eye covered with a contact lens to replicate the curvature of a real eyeball.

Hackers Misled Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner by a Printed Photo

CCC spokesman Dirk Engling said,

A high-resolution picture from the internet is sufficient to capture an iris. Ironically, we got the best results with laser printers by Samsung.

According to the company iris scanning technology was develop through rigorous testing. Additionally, Company said in a statement for reassure customers that,

If there is a potential vulnerability or the advent of a new method that challenges our efforts to ensure security at any time, we will respond as quickly as possible to resolve the issue.

The CCC before revealed a way to defeat Apple’s TouchID fingerprint sensors by using graphite powder. It happened just weeks after the first iPhone 5s hit the shelves.

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