Is Kinect style facial recognition coming to Windows 8?

Hackers have been digging through that leaked early build of Windows 8 we saw last week, and it's giving more credence to earlier rumors that the next version of the OS will include Kinect style facial recognition.

This probably means that your PC can log you in automatically when you sit down in front of the screen, but it also raises some security questions.

What would happen if you held up a really sharp photograph of someone who's files you wanted to dig through? This feature would also require that your webcam be on all the time, and we all know what can happen when you do that.

Microsoft News, via CrunchGear

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