Episode 601 – New Digs
Engineering a mid size office network from the ground up. Matt shares with us tips on switch stacking and more. Palm centro security? Shannon shows us how to bypass SIM lockout. And Darren’s getting his grub2 on without borking his ubuntu box. All that and more on this episode of Hak5.
The Palm Centro has the ability to do a system lockout with access to the SIM only by using a PIN code. If you set this lockout, when you power cycle your phone, you can only have access to the lockout menu. You can either enter your PIN, choose cancel, or choose make emergency call. If you choose make emergency call and go through a few buttons, you can enter the hardware of the Centro. From the main menu of one of these phones, you can access the users contacts, SMS messages, photos, apps, games, notes, and more. Here is a walkthrough of how to bypass the lockout:
How to Bypass Your Palm Centro Security
To help protect your phone from this kind of issue, you can use a program like Warden Security. Sadly, it costs a whopping $14.95, and no one wants to spend that much on an app!
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