Given the amount of personal data that our gadgets host, ensuring that only the right person can access them is critically important. Security is an integral component of today’s smartphones. As manufacturers integrate financial transactions into the smartphone ecosystem, privacy and security have taken an entirely new dimension. Which is why it’s always disconcerting to see high-end gadgets have their security systems beaten easily.
Therefore how reliable is the security and fingerprint sensor of OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro you think? Well, wccftech found that out and we present you that here. Have a look on the details below.
To breach the OnePlus 7 Pro’s security though, you’ll have to make sure that a replica of the fingerprint that’s stored inside the device is created by making an impression of it in glue spread out on a sheet of aluminum. It’s a relatively simple procedure that is able to fool both the OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 7 Pro. Additionally, it’s also possible to hack the OnePlus 7 Pro in a manner.
After all, if the smartphone’s biometric recognition system is compromised by a fingerprint impression on glue, then a 3D printed fingerprint image isn’t going to disappoint. Additionally, the glue hack does not work on Samsung’s Galaxy S10, as the device’s fingerprint sensor is designed to differentiate between the fine ridges of your fingerprint using ultrasonic sensing.
The OnePlus 7 Pro is OnePlus’ first attempt at heavy-duty flagship specifications aimed at beating high-end gadgets available out there. But the fingerprint has been just breached. Well, that wasn’t something anyone was going to attempt any way, but still it is possible to fool a phone. Let’s see what do the mobile phone manufacturers do about this so called attempt to breach a smartphone.
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