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Pixel 4 Update to Add Option to Only Unlock When Your Eyes Open

9 monthes ago   |   By PC Mag

Google thinks Face Unlock is secure even if it does work with your eyes closed, but a future update will offer the option of requiring that your eyes are open to unlock.
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Google confirms it's fixing the facial-recognition feature on the Pixel 4 after a security gap would let anyone unlock your phone while your eyes are closed

Google confirms it's fixing the facial-recognition feature on the Pixel 4 after a security gap would let anyone unlock your phone while your eyes are closed

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

It was discovered that the Pixel 4's advanced facial recognition system would unlock the phone even when the owner's eyes were closed, which surfaced concerns about the Pixel 4's security in certain situations, like when you're asleep.
Google addressed the concerns by confirming that it'll roll out a software update that will include an option that requires an owner's eyes to be open to unlock the Pixel 4.
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The security on Google's newly announced Pixel 4 smartphones was under scrutiny before its release when it was revealed that the...
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Google to add eye detection to Pixel 4 after privacy concerns

Google to add eye detection to Pixel 4 after privacy concerns

9 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Update will prevent new smartphone being unlocked using owner's sleeping face Google has said it will update its new Pixel 4 phones to prevent them being unlocked using the sleeping faces of their owners. The phones, which are not yet in shops, are the first from Google to include a secure face unlock feature, in place of the fingerprint sensor used on previous iterations. The feature is also used to confirm payments and sign in to apps.
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Google to update Pixel 4 software after security concerns

Google to update Pixel 4 software after security concerns

9 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

The new Pixel 4 smartphone will soon be updated to require eyes to be open for its face unlocking feature after concerns were raised about security.
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