Despite detailed demonstrations that the security of its Veriface face recognition technology can be manipulated to gain unlawful access, Lenovo is keeping current notebook models equipped with it.
In an e-mail interview with ZDNet Asia, a Singapore-based Lenovo representative said the company has "no plans to pull affected models." However, the PC maker does plan to continue to upgrade the face recognition technology.
The technology's vulnerability was demonstrated in December by the Bach Khoa Internetwork Security (BKIS) center in Hanoi, Vietnam.
At the Black Hat security conference last month, researchers Nguyen Minh Duc and Bui Quang Minh … Read more