A new exploit can easily bypass the lock screen of Android phones, claims a new report. The bypass can be done on Android phones using versions between 5.0 and 5.1.1, even if encryption is enabled on the particular device.
The University of Texas, Austin, in a report, has revealed the shocking news that the lock screen of Android phones can easily be bypassed using a new exploit. However, the method only works on Android phones that use the OS versions between 5.0 and 5.1.1 and have a password-based lock. This puts the number of Android users at a risk to 21% of the total Android users, which is a huge figure considering the humongous share of Android phones in the [...]