German security researchers break Samsung's Galaxy S8 iris recognition system


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Originally published at: http://www.myce.com/news/german-security-researchers-break-samsungs-galaxy-s8-iris-recognition-system-82024/

Hackers of the German Chaos Computer Club have found a way to break the iris recognition system of the Samsung Galaxy S8 with no more than a picture of an iris and a contact lens. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the first popular smartphone with iris recognition as a biometric authentication method.