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Facial Recognition for Phones - Is it Safe?

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Wed May 15, 2019 1:47 pm

This video seems to prove that 3D printed heads can bypass facial recognition on everyday phones:



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Wed May 15, 2019 1:54 pm

Facial recognition is too controversial. It's already been banned by San Francisco:

https://www.cnet.com/news/san-francisco ... cognition/

Facial recognition is also racist according to this article:

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48222017



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Wed May 15, 2019 1:58 pm

singleplayer101 wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 1:54 pm
Facial recognition is too controversial. It's already been banned by San Francisco:

https://www.cnet.com/news/san-francisco ... cognition/

Facial recognition is also racist according to this article:

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-48222017
Looks like I'm going to go back to a cheap Nokia.



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Wed May 15, 2019 7:59 pm

Who would have thought that 21 century problems would include 3D printing someone's face to gain access to their personal device. Keep it banned. Once 3d printers become more and more accessible, people can print faces from selfies posted online.


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Thu May 16, 2019 12:47 pm

Back to using a keypad it is.


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Thu May 16, 2019 3:08 pm

Just use passwords then. Fixed.


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Thu May 16, 2019 6:15 pm

This does show that software still has its issues.

Overall software is getting smarter to vulnerabilities like these



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Fri May 17, 2019 12:12 pm

AccordionSync wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 1:47 pm
This video seems to prove that 3D printed heads can bypass facial recognition on everyday phones:
3D printers aren't that fast. By the time you blueprint and print someone's head and take their phone, they would've used location services to track down where their device is. Busted.


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Wed May 29, 2019 7:05 pm

Do you want to say it is not safe? I also listened to some weird news about the 10 years challenge that was very popular on social media. Some sources are saying these images are being used to make a software. What are your views on this?


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ShantelNordlund wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 7:05 pm
Do you want to say it is not safe? I also listened to some weird news about the 10 years challenge that was very popular on social media. Some sources are saying these images are being used to make a software. What are your views on this?
Using public images. where's the consent in that? !shocked


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