The Galaxy S8’s iris scanner can be ‘hacked’ using a contact and an IR image

The smartphone has basically become a human appendage. Not only is it always in people’s hands or pockets, it stores all of our banking information, photos, and private messages. To protect them, companies like Samsung offer biometric security features like iris scanning to unlock phones. While it might seem secure, a hacker just proved how easy it is to bypass Samsung’s iris scanner…

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Samsung unveils the 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 7 phablet w/ edge display, iris scanner

Samsung has today finally taken the wraps off its much-leaked Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phablet. The phone, packing much the same internal specifications of its Samsung Galaxy S7 edge brother, is mostly differentiated by its larger size and of course the addition of the long-rumored iris scanner for unlocking the device…

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How to set up fingerprint, iris scanning, and face recognition on the Galaxy S8

Samsung has never taken security lightly, and that’s immediately apparent on the Galaxy S8. Not only does Samsung’s latest flagship pack support for a fingerprint, but it supports two other types of biometric authentication. So, here’s how to set up fingerprint, iris scanning, and face recognition on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+.

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Fresh Galaxy Note 7 leaks show our clearest look yet, its iris scanner in action [Video]

Just two weeks ahead of its official launch, Galaxy Note 7 leaks are coming faster than ever, revealing more and more details about the phone. Today we’ve got a brand new image of the device in one of the clearest leaks to date along with a new video showing off the iris scanner in action.

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