If you’re supporting Android phones made by Samsung, either as company-issued handsets or through your BYOD program, you need to know about a vulnerability reported this past week that can be used to gain access to apps, settings or the dialer – even though the phone is locked with a PIN, pattern or other method. Samsung is said to be working on a fix. This works on Galaxy phones and is similar to the lock screen flaw in iPhones that was just recently patched by Apple. See the details here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.