Example: The Customer presses ‘33’ on their keypad The call timer is paused.
The Agent is put on hold The Customer will hear a prompt asking them how many minutes they would like to add.
Phone screens are getting bigger, though our hands aren’t, so it’s important to try it in yours before you buy, if you can.
The two main operating systems are i OS (on the i Phone) and Android (on almost everything else).
Cameras are increasingly important now; many people exclusively use their phones to take pictures.
The phone operator/agent will then have the option of using ‘Extend-a-Call’ which allows the Customer to purchase additional time via the payment module by simply pressing ‘33’ on their keypad.
It doesn’t matter if Samsung users are using the keyboard or not, because it is still making the requests.
But users of Swift Key on other Android phones seem to be safe, because the problem appears to be isolated to Samsung’s version of the software.
Researchers have confirmed that the exploit works on versions of the Samsung Galaxy S6, the S6 Edge and Galaxy S4 Mini.
But it may also be active on other Samsung Galaxy phones, since the keyboard software is installed on more devices.