“If a hacker manages to break the core (security), even though they may not get to info on fingerprints. safe zone can still directly caller data from the reader. Every time when the user touches a fingerprint reader, a hacker can intercept, “said Forbes magazine one of the analysts FireEye.
Not just the S5
In the report, it is noted that the Galaxy S5 is not the only device with this vulnerability. The case concerns one Smartphone with Android operating system, but its name is not revealed. Fireeye stresses, however, that the problem does not apply to Android phones 5.0 Lollipop.
In an interview with South Korean representatives assured the group that “treat the issue of the privacy and security of its customers very seriously and are investigating reports the company FireEye.
In turn, the company in charge of Internet Security Skycure analysts have found that smartphones iPhone are susceptible to attacks carried out by using a wireless Wi-Fi networks. In the consequences of device operating system Apple stops working.
Skycure analysts point out that the exemption option in the connect to wireless network does not prevent iPhones before the attack. It is possible to force on Smartphones, in addition to know the user attempted to connect to the network.
Internet security specialists pointed out that after the phone will be reset still try to establish a connection with the last network to which they were connected. In this connection, there is a possibility of continuous paraliżowania.
Skycure presented the results of its work the company Apple, which introduced appropriate amendments to update the iOS operating system 8.3
Author: mn/source: PAP