Scanner iris Samsung Galaxy S8 causes serious vision problems
Samsung Galaxy S8 can cause serious vision problems. This was announced by the owners of the new Korean flagship. The discomfort and irritation of the organs of vision noticed after using the scanner of the iris.
Biometric scanners have traditionally been considered a convenient and reliable tool authentication; however, with the increasing popularity of this method of information protection are negative points.
According to the owners of Galaxy S8 smartphone use leads to eye irritation. Some users felt a sharp pain and dizziness after using the scanner of the iris. They had to turn off and refer to the use of the standard fingerprint scanner.
Samsung representatives declined to comment on the complaint, but said that the technology, which they say users safe. The experiments showed that contained in the body of the eye protein is extremely sensitive to the infrared radiation.
The study showed that the infrared radiation used by the scanner Galaxy S8, has a negative effect on the lens. As a result, people who regularly use the scanner iris of the eye, at risk to earn a cataract.
Earlier, a group of hackers demonstrated a simple way scanner Samsung Galaxy S8. In order to fool a biometric scanner of the smartphone, an attacker enough to have a regular colour printer, contact lens and make one infrared photo eyes.