Hackers can Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S III & S II Remotely


Hackers have revealed that they can delete all the data of Samasung’s Galaxy S III and S II by embedding a code within a web page which will trigger full factory reset.

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The code is cirulating online and was revealed at a security conference(Argentina). If a Samsung Galaxy S III or Galaxy S II users visit web page which include such code, their phone will be restored without their permission. Experts has described it as a Major Security Vulnerability.

It has additionally been disclosed that the code will trigger a reset alternative devices that use the Korean firm’s version of Google’s  Android.

Android devices of other manufacturers will not be affected by the code.

 

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