Hackers’ claims that iris recognition on the new Samsung Galaxy S8 can be tricked will be a concern for Hong Kong buyers hoping to pick up the phone on its release in the city today. Photo: AFP

Samsung investigates Galaxy S8 iris recognition hacking claim, as group says it used printed photo and contact lens to fool it

With flaming Note 7s still fresh in the mind, German hacking group CCC posts video showing how to unlock someone else’s Galaxy S8 smartphone – as handset goes on sale in Hong Kong

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Hackers’ claims that iris recognition on the new Samsung Galaxy S8 can be tricked will be a concern for Hong Kong buyers hoping to pick up the phone on its release in the city today. Photo: AFP
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