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Researchers Claim They Can Dupe iPhone X Face ID With a Mask…

This story originally appeared on PCMag

Researchers at a Vietnamese security firm claim to have discovered a way to beat the iPhone X’s Face ID feature using a mask.

For about $150, researchers at Bkav Corporation designed a mask they said is able to unlock an iPhone X using Face ID. Technical details of this “hack” are scant, but the researchers said they used a 3D printer to create the majority of the mask and enlisted an artist to make the nose out of silicone by hand. Other parts were 2D printed.

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In a blog post, the researchers acknowledged that “it is quite hard to make the ‘correct’ mask without certain knowledge of security.” Still, they say their experiment proves that it’s possible to use a mask of someone’s face to unlock their iPhone X. Consequently, the researchers are now warning users that Face ID “is not an effective security measure.”