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- A hacker found a bug that reportedly affects all Google Pixel phones.
- The bug allows anyone who knows the exploit to sidestep the lock screen.
- The problem was fixed in November’s security update.
The last thing anyone wants is for a stranger to gain access to your phone. It’s the whole reason we all go through the trouble of setting up lock screens. But what if there was a bug that allowed someone to bypass your lock screen? A hacker found exactly that and it’s something that reportedly affects all Google Pixel phones.
There are malicious hackers and ethical hackers, while the former hacks for malicious reasons, the latter hacks to help make things more secure. Ethical hacker, David Schutz, happened to come across a troubling bug by chance after his Pixel 6 died as he was sending a text.