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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Facial Recognition Hacked

Why You Should Stick to Using a Passcode Instead of Facial Recognition on Android 4.0

One of the more awesome features of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is facial recognition. This new feature allows you to unlock your cell phone just by sticking your face in front of the camera sensor. This sounds like something straight out of the future, but one Android developer found that it may be a quick way for your phone to be hacked. In the video below, this reviewer shows that your phone can actually be opened with just a picture of your face. Maybe it's best to stick with a good old-fashioned passcode from here on out?

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