Lock 30 models of smartphones can be fooled with photo

Блокировку 30 моделей смартфонов можно обмануть с помощью фото

A new study carried out by the Danish organisation Consumentenbond, shows that many phones can be overcome using conventional photography.

About it writes portal androidauthority.

The researchers found that out of 110 tested devices 42 can be easily unlocked by using high quality photos of the owner. The study was presented by such companies as Alcatel, BlackBerry, Huawei, Lenovo, Nokia, Sony and Xiaomi.

In your testing organization to take into account regional variations and variants with two SIM-cards as separate models, so the actual number of models with unreliable protection is actually 30 units.

Most of these phones are budget devices, but there are also some expensive models, in particular, U11 Plus HTC, Huawei P20 Pro and Sony Xperia XZ2 series.

In October the FBI for the first time forced the suspect to unlock your iPhone using Face ID. The suspect was not obliged to look at the camera, but didn’t know that the FBI is acting illegally.

Google, in partnership with Levi’s created a “smart jacket” that will warn its owner if he is somewhere left of the smartphone.