A major Samsung security bug is recently caught in Galaxy S10. Lisa Neilson, a British citizen detected the Security Flaw on her smartphone. Her Samsung Galaxy S10 was able to get unlock with unregistered fingerprint access. Lisa installed a third party application Gel-based screen protector and her husband unlocked the phone without having registered fingerprint. It features an in-display fingerprint scanner which turned out a security bug in the phone.
Samsung brand is trusted by many users worldwide. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SEOUL) responded instantly and said they are investigating the issue and soon will Fix Fingerprint bug for Galaxy S10 flagship. Meanwhile, they have suggested users to only use official Samsung screen protector.
“We’re investigating this internally. We recommend all customers to use Samsung authorized accessories, specifically designed for Samsung products.”
Samsung software update is expected soon as the bug is major and requires a patch fix. Samsung face recognition features also came up with security flaws. Until the issue is solved users can use the code lock feature which seems to be the best security feature for now.