Kids hack dad's facial recognition lock in easiest way possible


Hacking facial-recognition systems is so easy a kid could do it. 

One Irish politician found this out the hard way when he discovered the reason he kept finding his laptop battery drained. It turns out his kids were using his campaign flyers — prominently featuring a picture of his face — to bypass the facial-recognition lock on his computer. 

SEE ALSO: Think twice about posting photos of your kid on Facebook

"So, I was wondering why the battery on my laptop was running down every time I left it at home," Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, who represents the Midlands Northwest constituency, tweeted Tuesday. "Turns out the kids have been using my election leaflets to get through the facial recognition lock..." Read more...

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