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Samsung Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor bug lets anyone unlock phone

ANI | Updated: Oct 17, 2019 21:46 IST

Seoul [South Korea], Oct 17 (ANI): Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphones, and potentially other models, could be unlocked by anyone, thanks to a cheap silicone case triggering a hidden bug.
As Mashable reports, a British couple discovered the bug when a cheap silicone case on the device allowed the husband to unlock even as his fingerprint wasn't registered on the device.
Samsung has acknowledged the issue and is now working on a fix. The company said that the issue stems from the ultrasonic fingerprint scanner recognising a pattern on the silicone phone case along with the fingerprint. (ANI)