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[Video] Can Windows 10 face detection login fooled by twins?

Windows 10 features biometric login for safer and faster access to your device, the face-recognition login is something which can be very handy as majority users prefer password-less autologin feature but face-recognition also offers security without the hassle.

To test the face-recognition login security on Windows 10, The Australian newspaper conducted an informal test where it tried to fool Windows using sets of identical twins, and the results are as shown in the video shared below.

Windows Hello

[Video] Windows Hello – Biometric Authentication For Instant Access On Windows 10

Despite being the most widely used authentication system of the digital world, Password based authentication have their own set of issues and challenges. Whether it be the compromised security situation due to leakage and brute-forcing of passwords or be it the inconvenience of memorizing passwords and the hassle to input them every time for access.

Microsoft has tried to tackle the issue in Windows 8 by using Picture Login Feature, their are also some third-party apps like face-recognition authentication app Blink! as an alternative. Taking things further, Microsoft will be introducing Windows Hello Biometric Authentication Technology in upcoming Windows 10 devices. The new authentication system utilizes a variety of biometric inputs like fingerprint, face, or iris scans, in addition to hardware and software fingerprinting to allow seamless, secure and instant user recognition and sign-in.

Windows Hello

According to Microsoft, Windows Hello was designed to replace insecure password based authentication and deliver enterprise grade security and privacy for it's users. The technology makes authentication a simple matter of looking at or touching a device running Windows 10 and be immediately signed in. The new technology is designed to be much safer than traditional passwords, the combination of user biometric data and the device signature are the keys to your Windows experience, apps, data and even websites and services. Do watch the video shared below for a demonstration and further introduction to the technology.

Activating Autologin Feature In Microsoft Windows 8

It is an good idea to setup an Windows logon password even if you are the only user on the computer to protect unauthorized access to sensitive system areas and settings, however it is also not convenient to type-in your password at each logon specially when you are the only user of the computer. As an solution we have reviewed third-party utilities like Blink! for "Autologin" using face recognition technology for Windows 7 and Vista.

We have seen tricks to enable Windows autologin feature for Windows 7, Vista and XP, and while Microsoft Windows 8 comes with and excellent "Picture Login" feature here is a walk-through on how to activate the good old autologin feature.

Windows 8 Login

Simplest hack To bypass logon passwords on Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP and Mac OS X

While we covered bootable logon password bypassing utility KON-BOOT as a security nightmare, there could be genuine uses of the utility in cases where such circumvention is needed for legal uses like forgotten password, corporate usage (login to company computer after an employee leaves or is not available), parental administration or law agencies.

KON-BOOT is now updated to version 2.1, with added support for Windows 8 (non EFI support) logon password bypass with an optional sticky keys feature which allows user to spawn an admin privileged console before logging into the computer. The utility now also have an Mac OS X flavor which allows login into MAC computers with a new “root” account having username and password as "kon-boot".


Demonstration videos of both Windows and Mac OS X admin logging using KON-BOOT with root privileges after the jump.

Blink! - Free Utility Let Users Login To PC By Simply Looking Into The Webcam

BlinkWe can tweak our Windows computers to enable auto-login feature letting by the password entry hassle every time the computer is booted, however this comes at the cost of leaving our data privacy and security susceptible to misuse.

But no worries as we now have a solution which secures our computer from unauthorized access as-well-as does not require the hassle of entering the password to gain access, free utility Blink! makes logging into Windows easier then ever, just look into a webcam for a moment, and you’ll be logged into your account automatically.

PC Login By Face Recognition

Blink! employs advanced face-recognition technology to provide quick, automatic and reliable login to one or many computer users easily, The innovative technology is even able to match the user with different haircuts, with or without eye-wear, beards or mustaches grown or shaved off while completely eliminating false positives even under varying lighting conditions.

How To Enable Autologin In Microsoft Windows 7

If you don't use user-accounts on your PC and want to get rid of Windows 7 logon prompt here is the simple procedure to enable auto-login feature in Windows 7, its very similar to Windows XP and Windows Vista auto-login method shared earlier with a slight variation in command syntax to launch the special user accounts configuration dialog.

Windows 7, XP and Vista Auto Logon

Simple Hack To Bypass Logon Passwords On Windows 7, Vista, XP, Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora

Computer PasswordImagine the security nightmare if general users are able to bypass your operating system security and logon as Administrator or root account having all privileges by simply inserting an floppy or CD, now this scary situation is possible using a prototype software KON-BOOT which hacks into Windows and linux kernel on the fly while booting, the novice friendly softwares allows users to bypass logon passwords completely by simply booting via the KON-BOOT CD or Floppy disk, in its current incarnation the software has been tested to bypass logon passwords on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003/2008, Gentoo, Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora.

Hacking Windows And Linux Logon Passwords

Just follow the simple steps ahead to create KON-BOOT bootable CD or Floppy and bypass logon passwords easily.

Autologin Into Windows XP And Vista Without Entering Password

Both Windows Vista and XP supports multiple user accounts and prompt for login each time computer starts, this can get annoying and time-waster if you are the only user of the computer and do not want to get prompted for password or welcome screen, to get windows to autologin into your user account follow the steps as below:

For Windows Vista:

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