Six-year old defeats Touch ID, racks up $250 Amazon bill

Some six year old children are smart as a whip. Take Ashlynd Howell. Spotting her mother asleep on the couch, Ashlynd grabbed Mom's iPhone and manipulated her mother's thumb over Touch ID in order to unlock the device. Once she was able to get inside the handset, it was Christmas all over again for Ashlynd as she ordered several Pokemon related items from Amazon, valued at $250...
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32. krystian

Posts: 423; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

Can't do it with iris scanner hehe. When you're sleeping your pupils are extremely dilated. Once there's enough light to shrink the pupil you will wake up from the cortisol rise that creates adrenaline to wake you. In the future it would be cool if you can do a blink pattern to lock your phone into passcode mode. Just in case someone tries to force you to do it.

39. dmitrilp_

Posts: 330; Member since: Sep 12, 2016

You don't have to be a smart child to overpass Apple's security, just an average kid.

42. Lifestroke

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

Just put tapes on your fingerprints before going to sleep

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