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By Damilola Faustino

One of the unique features of the recently released iPhone X is the Face ID.

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The Face ID is used to unlock your phone and Apple claims that it is very secure. However, it seems this is not the case as Bkav Corp, a cybersecurity firm has demonstrated just how easy it was to bypass Apple’s new security system.

The Vietnamese based firm released a video showing that—by all appearances—they’d cracked Face ID with a composite mask of 3-D-printed plastic, silicone, makeup, and simple paper cutouts, which in combination tricked an iPhone X into unlocking.

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That demonstration, which has yet to be confirmed publicly by other security researchers, could poke a hole in the expensive security of the iPhone X, particularly given that the researchers say their mask cost just $150 to make.

The cybersecurity firm further maintains that it was not difficult to create the mask that unlocked the iPhone X and that Face ID’s AI only needs to scan parts of the face to unlock the phone.

This means hackers won’t need to make a mask of your entire face, which significantly eases the process.

Watch video below:

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