Could A Deep Fake Unlock An iPhone?

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Can someone “steal” your face and unlock your iPhone with it? Deep Fakes are digital 2D recreations of a person’s face made using AI. Understandably, people are concerned that criminals and nosy people might use these to open phones locked behind facial recognition. Rest easy, because they can’t. Facial recognition technology works by projecting infrared light on your face to scan it in 3D. Since deep fakes are 2D, they can’t trigger facial recognition technology at all! Read full article here

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