Some few weeks back, the news of the then yet to be released Samsung Galaxy S10 having an inbuilt crypto wallet broke and the whole crypto community was agog. Recent information has however suggested that the mobile phone might not be as secured as we all thought it is. A recent report revealed that the phone has been hacked successfully.
Security Researcher—Darkshark Explains All
According to a video which was posted online by a security researcher, who goes by the name—Darkshark, there is a way to bypass the smartphone’s biometric security system. Once this is done, the phone and every other fingerprint protected entity on the phone get compromised. This includes the crypto wallet.
In the video, Darkshark demonstrated how he was able to hack the phone’s built-in ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. According to him, using a 3D model of a fingerprint registered on the device to be hacked, the smartphone can be accessed. This process usually involves “photographing an original fingerprint, doctoring the image in Photoshop,…