The Face Unlock function of the OnePlus 6 can be fooled with a photo. This is what the Dutch ethical hacker Rik van Duijn discovered. OnePlus sees the option itself as an ‘option for convenience and not for safety’, but says to investigate the findings.
OnePlus uses for its Face Unlock function only the camera on the front of the phone and no other sensors. The technique works fast, but OnePlus already notes that it is less secure than a pin code or fingerprint when setting up.
OnePlus spokesman says RTL Z will investigate the findings, but also emphasizes that Face Unlock is an option for convenience. is and not for safety. Whether or not there are measures and an update, is known after the investigation.
Apple uses more sensors for its Face ID technique and is therefore not fooled with a picture, but with a detailed mask .