Hitoshi Kokumai

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My Face is Your Face and also Their Faces, isn’t it?

My Face is Your Face and also Their Faces, isn’t it?

Worry about a backdoor?

Today’s topic is this intriguing report - “'Master Face': Researchers Say They've Found a Wildly Successful Bypass for Face Recognition Tech” https://gizmodo.com/master-face-researchers-say-theyve-found-a-wildly-succ-1847420710

It reads “computer scientists at Tel Aviv University in Israel say they have discovered a way to bypass a large percentage of facial recognition systems by basically faking your face. The team calls this method the “master face” (like a “master key,” harhar), which uses artificial intelligence technologies to create a facial template—one that can consistently juke and unlock identity verification systems.”

Those researchers have found a way, in our wording, “to drastically increase the False Acceptance Rate of face identification systems”, meaning that face biometrics, when used with a weak default password, would drastically destroy the defense that the weak default password has somehow provided, 

The destruction mechanism is examined in this post - https://www.linkedin.com/posts/hitoshikokumai_identity-authentication-password-activity-6825637129641701376-XgjN">Biometrics is to Password what Back door is to Front door

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More of the technical details of ‘Master Faces’ are offered in this Unite.AI article - https://www.unite.ai/master-faces-that-can-bypass-over-40-of-facial-id-authentication-systems/

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Broader choices with both images and characters accepted

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Easy to manage relenons between accounts and corresponding passwords.

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Torturous login is history. Login is now comfortable, relaxing and healing

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Key References 
 

 “What we need to do for NOT achieving Solid Digital Identity”

Removal of Passwords and Its Security Effect 

Negative Security Effect of Biometrics Deployed in Cyberspace

External Body Features Viewed as ‘What We Are’

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Memories

Episodic Memory


Additional References
 

For Achieving Solid Digital Identity on Information Security Buzz (Mar/2021)

What We Know for Certain about Authentication Factors

Digital Identity for Global Citizens
 Image-to-Code Conversion by Expanded Password System

Summary and Brief History - Expanded Password System

Proposition on How to Build Sustainable Digital Identity Platform

Account Recovery with Expanded Password System 

 History, Current Status and Future Scenarios of Expanded Password System 

Availability-First Approach 

Update: Questions and Answers - Expanded Password System and Related Issues 

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 < Videos on YouTube>
 

Slide: Outline of Expanded Password System (3minutes 2seconds)

Digital Identity for Global Citizens (10minutes - narrated)

Demo: Simplified Operation on Smartphone for consumers (1m41s)

Demo: High-Security Operation on PC for managers (4m28s)

Demo: Simple capture and registration of pictures by users (1m26s)

Slide: Biometrics in Cyber Space - "below-one" factor authentication

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Comments

Hitoshi Kokumai

2 years ago #2

Zacharias 🐝 Voulgaris

2 years ago #1

You know, you can share this in groups too, to make it known to more people that biometrics the way they are implemented aren't secure…

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