Yesterday at the Ekoparty security conference, Ravi Borgaonkar presented a session titled “Dirty use of USSD Codes in Cellular Network”.
Ravi Borgaonkar presented a session with Samsung’s Galaxy devices based on Samsung’s own Touch-Wiz interface.
Thanks to some missing code the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Advance both devices are easy to factory reset.
Samsung will update their other devices too.
“We would like to assure our customers that the recent security issue concerning the GALAXY S III has already been resolved through a software update. We recommend all GALAXY S III customers to download the latest software update, which can be done quickly and easily via the Over-The-Air (OTA) service.”