A dangerous bug was found in the Samsung Galaxy line smartphones. With that bugs, attacker can make deleted all data on the phone with just one click.
The bug hole were discovered by researchers from the Technical University Berlin, Ravi Borgaonkar. He showed the results of his research at an Internet security conference in Argentina.
Borgaonkar explained that the TouchWiz interface used on the Samsung Galaxy variant has holes that can be exploited by hackers HTML code.
The way it works is very simple. Hackers only need to insert the HTML code into a web page, and while Samsung Galaxy users accessing the site, as it is also a code for the full wipe or reset is active.
When examined the code does contain a code to reset the Samsung Galaxy * 2767 * 3855 #, and hackers simply enter the code as “frame src =” tel: * 2767 * 3855% 23 “in a web page to activate the code reset automatically.
As quoted from the source, the code can erase all data on the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S Advance, Galaxy Beam, Galaxy Ace and Galaxy S III.
Well, for those users who are curious about the Galaxy series, do not try typing shortcut. Because it will reset your phone without any confirmation. so becarefull!!