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This 10-year-old was able to unlock his mom’s iPhone using Face ID

The Verge Tuesday, 14 November 2017 ()
This 10-year-old was able to unlock his mom’s iPhone using Face IDSince the iPhone X has hit the market, people have been trying all sorts of ways to trick the phone’s Face ID feature, including this creepy, cobbled-together mask. While Apple has admitted that false positives can happen, it was thought this could only happen with twins, or siblings under the age of 13. However, a new video has popped up showing a 10-year-old unlocking his mother’s iPhone, suggesting that any family members who bear enough resemblance might be able to bypass the system.

In the video, the mother explains that despite setting up Face ID for her face, her son is able to unlock the phone using his face. A Wired report on the video notes that the son was able to do this upon picking up the phone for the first time. The son...
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News video: Child unblocks his mom's iPhone by fooling Face ID

Child unblocks his mom's iPhone by fooling Face ID 00:43

Sana Sherwani posted a video of her son unblocking her iPhone X by using the Face ID registered to her own face. Is it a trick or just an equipment malfunction?

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