German researchers have used a freezer to cheat the encryption on an Android phone and pull personal data out.
With the release of the Ice Cream Sandwich of the Android operating system introduced the Google data encryption for the protection of the personal data on Android mobiles.
One can however cheat encryption by cooling the phone down in the freezer, write our site.
The method has been revealed by German security researchers from Friedrich-Alexander Universität, which among other things got access to contacts, browser history, and images on an encrypted cell.
When the phone’s temperature dive below 10 degrees, goes after the researchers ‘ recovery mode ‘, where it is possible to pull the data out of memory.
You can view the researchers review of the method by clicking here. In this case we are talking about a Galaxy Nexus-smartphone.