Mobile Face Recognition Might Replace Password/PIN
One exciting aspect about forensic examination of mobile handsets is the constant exposure to innovation and change in the variety of handsets with which we are exposed, sometimes on a daily basis. Legality and privacy are two imposing factors when in comes to dealing with content on mobile phones and the right of access. Where PIN and/or Password is not revealed by the suspect, authority is needed to continue to gain access to a device in order to reveal content.
Passwords/PIN are commonly alpha-numeric digits and there are ways and methods of dealing with those. When Android introduced symbol based password options for their handsets, this feature added a new dimension an examiner had to cope with during the examination process. Now there is a new development to deal with, created from an EU funded project, MOBIOproject. MOBIO stands for Mobile Biometry. More on this subject.........