Facial recognition technology has been making ripples as its use (and abuse) by businesses, governments, and hackers grows. In July, for example, the Chinese company Tencent announced that it would be using facial recognition software to enforce China's ban on online gaming for players under age 18 from 10 pm to 8 am (a rule that has since been changed to allow young players to play just three hours per week). This Wall Street Journal special report looks at how masks, photos with the eyes removed, and computer-generated synthetic identities are being used by hackers to get around facial recognition systems and how hardware and software developers are trying to stay ahead. www.wsj.com/articles/faces-are-the-next-target-for-fraudsters-11625662828
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