Author: Wan Nan
Samsung Galaxy S10 and note 10 are attracting global attention for their fingerprint identification security vulnerabilities. After some foreign financial apps stopped fingerprint payment for S10 users, Bank of China, one of the four major banks, also urgently followed up.
According to the announcement released by the mobile client of BOC on October 19, Samsung admitted that there were flaws in fingerprint identification of its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy note 10 phones and tab S6 tablet, so Bank of China decided to close the mobile banking (including domestic version of personal mobile banking and overseas version of personal mobile banking enterprise Mobile Banking).The fingerprint login function of the above models is involved.
According to Samsung's latest official statement, they suggested that users of Galaxy S10 and note 10 series mobile phones remove the protective cover, delete all old fingerprints and re register fingerprints. If the user is using the screensaver now, stop using it until the patch is fixed. Samsung said it would release a fix as soon as next week to fix the vulnerability. After the patch was released, Samsung recommended that users scan the fingerprint completely to ensure that all parts (center and edge) of the fingerprint are scanned completely.
The following is the full text of the announcement:
Notice on temporarily shutting down fingerprint services of some Samsung mobile phone models
Samsung recently released an official announcement to acknowledge the vulnerability of its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10 phones and the Tab S6 tablet. The Bank of China adheres to the attitude that the customer is responsible for, in order to guarantee your login safety, our mobile phone bank (including the domestic version of the personal mobile phone bank, the overseas personal mobile phone bank, the enterprise mobile phone bank) has temporarily closed the fingerprint login function of this type of mobile phone. You can pass
The mobile banking of our bank has built a transaction security monitoring system with full process and full time, and has the ability to comprehensively guarantee the security of user accounts and funds.
Bank of China Limited
October 19, 2019