Video: Samsung also has a Lock Screen Vulnerability

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It appears that it’s not only Apple that has a problem with it’s lock screen but also Samsung, it looks like this can be a problem with any Samsung Android phone running Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean). The security hole can be exploited with the use of sleight of hand and a photographic memory.

The discovery was made by Terence Eden a self-described mobile device enthusiast, Eden demoed vulnerability affecting the Samsung Android Phones (video above) where a users can disable the phone’s lock screen using only his fast fingers and the Google Play store. Samsung already acknowledge Eden’s discovery and will issue as fix as soon as possible.

Source: pcmag

Last modified: March 21, 2013

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