This is another method that allows you to bypass lock screen of Samsung devices, Note II and Galaxy S III. A security researcher from India did identified the flaw.
The bug lies in the pop-up browser, but in order for it to work “information ticker” should be enabled. In the video embedded, he presented it in 3 steps.
- Click on the info ticker on the bottom part of the screen and select one of the items;
- When prompted to enter the password pattern, press the emergency call button;
- The pop-up browser now appears.
Note that the gadget runs the latest Android operating system.
Check out the video below.