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Google Says It Will Fix Pixel 4's Face Unlock Fail 'in the Coming Months'

23 days ago   |   By Gizmodo

The Pixel 4's face unlock works even if a person's eyes are closed, which is a potential security issue.
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Google says a fix for Pixel 4 face unlock is “months” away

Google says a fix for Pixel 4 face unlock is “months” away

23 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

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When the Pixel 4 ships this week, it will be releasing to consumers with a face-unlock security issue that will apparently stick around for some time. Unlike the iPhone's FaceID (and Google's earlier face-unlock system on Android 4.1), the Pixel 4's face unlock doesn't look for the user's eyes, so the phone could be pointed at a sleeping or unconscious owner and unlocked without their consent. This weekend, Google said in a statement that a fix "will be delivered in a software update in the coming months."
The Pixel 4 was announced last week, and instead of including a fingerprint...
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