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According to recent research in Sweden
, hackers are now be able to steal the unlock pattern
of your Android phone
. With the help of speakers
, the sonar will be able to pick up the movements of the fingers against the screen.
This technique is known as SonarSnoop
. It is the malicious version of FingerIO
. You should not rely on unlock patterns for protecting your phone. Nowadays, mobile phones
come with fingerprint sensors
which are considered to be a lot more secured than other pattern unlocks. Also you need to make sure that your Android runs on the latest version.
For the purpose of making the SonarSnoop
work you will first have to install a malware app. Other kinds of devices are also applicable that have microphones and speakers.