Security researchers from German company SySS GmbH conducted an experiment and without hacking the face detection function Windows Hello for OS Windows 10. And for this not even needed twins or a 3D mask, as in the case with Face ID for iPhone X.
What is Windows Hello?
Windows Hello Is a function created specifically for the OS Windows 10. It uses an infrared image in order to know its owner and Unlock the device. But for this you need a camera with infrared sensor, and gadgets with with this equipment a bit.
" Burglars " are not It took a special effort to fool Windows Hello. They used the laser printer photo of the owner after changing it before necessary infrared spectrum . At the same time, we used a low resolution image - 340 × 340 pixels.
To deceive the system, even the " enhanced protection from spoofing. " But for this you need a photo with higher resolution - 480 × 480 pixels.
Recognized Windows Hello and black and white photo, but for this it is necessary to seal the infrared sensor with an opaque electrical tape.
Source: SySS GmbH
Read in Russian: Функцию распознавания лиц в Windows 10 взломали с помощью черно-белой фотографии