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RSS FeedsWindows Hello bypassed by researchers, but you probably shouldn`t worry
(Windows Phone Central)

 
 

19 july 2021 14:23:28

 
Windows Hello bypassed by researchers, but you probably shouldn`t worry
(Windows Phone Central)
 


It`s possible to bypass Windows Hello facial recognition, but it`s complicated enough that most people shouldn`t be concerned. What you need to know Researchers found a vulnerability that allows attackers to bypass Windows Hello facial recognition. Attacking through the vulnerability requires a person to have an IR image of a target, physical access to a target device, and a specialized piece of USB hardware. There`s no evidence that this vulnerability has been taken advantage of in the wild. A group of researchers from CyberArk Labs managed to bypass Windows Hello using a recently discovered vulnerability. CyberArk refers to the vulnerability as a `design flaw` that lets an attacker bypass Windows Hello facial recognition. In practice, this vulnerability probably isn`t much of a concern for most people. In order to take advantage of it, an attacker would need to have an IR image of a target`s face, physical access to a potential victim`s PC, and have a specialized piece of USB...


 
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