Android hacking Tricks have always been a point of interest among the IT Security Researchers . Remember how the Android RATs (AndroRat the free one) need the screen to be unlocked in order to perform certain tasks , well this post will be very helpful to you .With some 1 billion Android smartphones, tablets and other devices in use around the world, Google has given some Third Party manufacturers contracts to release monthly fixes .
The Android Loophole recently discovered is a very serious one and affects 21 % of the Androids ~ 210 million Android Devices . The Android Vulnerability Belongs to the recent Lollipop version .i.e the Googles current Android version .
Android Trick to Bypass the Screen-lock
This Android Vulnerability is scary as it doesn’t require any third party tools or any Geeky stuff to be done (the one that hackers use to break into your smartphone). This Android Hack just requires someone to type long string of random letters and numbers into the Android Phone . Thats all it takes to steal your private data and invade the privacy of your smart phone .
Want to know all secret Hack codes for your Android Smartphone:
The Worst part of this is that the bug exploits the very basic and only password you use to prevent the hackers from stealing data from your smartphone . The Good news is you are fine if you use a pattern or a Pin to lock your Android Device , if you use a password you are at risk .
To try this out yourself just type in a very long string of random characters in your Lock screen where it asks you for the password . Eventually, it overloads the lock screen. It crashes, and opens right up to your home page.
You might be interested in our Android Forensics Tutorials too, as they teaches a to z things about hacking android :
- Android Forensic Tutorial – Part 1 Android Directory Structure
- Android Forensic Tutorial – Part 2 Android File Systems
- Android Forensic Tutorial – Part 3 Android Data Acquisition Methods
- Android Forensic Tutorial – Part 4 Bypass Android Screen Lock Pattern
But the real questain here is that : If you’re testing it out, no problem. But what if a criminal got a hold of your Android device?
There’s a little bit of hope here, but a lot of not-so-good news. Google has issued a patch for its Nexus phones. Though the bad news is if you’re not using a Nexus phone, getting a fix might take a while.
This android vulnerability is affecting smartphones that run Android, including Samsung, LG and Sony and also other manufacturers.
For further updates please keep reading .