Vulnerability in the application “Skype” allows the bypass “lock screen” for Android devices




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Developer disclosed vulnerability in version number “” application “Skype” system “Android”, allows strangers to bypass the lock screen for smart phones or tablet computers without the need to obtain the necessary powers to do so.

The discoverer of the gap mechanism of action, where the need to have breached the ability to control the victim device for some time, and in order to do some steps to complete bypass the lock screen.

I must Penetrator first call from using his original account “Skype” your device victim, and you answer the call, and then close the call from using his original before converting to a victim once again to press the button close the screen to lock and press it again to override the lock without having to combination bypass the lock or PIN.

It was the experience of that gap successfully on devices “Samsung Galaxy Note 2” and “Sony XPERIA Z”, but the discoverer of the gap did not say how effective they are in the new version of the application “Skype”.

And No. 4 version is available from the application “Skype” to some smart devices operating system Android, but other devices still work with the version number “3.2” and updates, which is the version that contains the vulnerability.

The application of the “Skype”, owned by “Microsoft”, is one of the most online conversation applications common system “Android” where describes the “Google” across the page application that has been downloaded more than 100 million smart device.
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