Sure, having your cell phone contain all of your life’s tools is convenient. But the idea of storing credit cards on it via the likes of Google Wallet has always seemed a bit sketchy, especially when you consider how easy it is to lose a phone. Even with all of the security features… which can be circumvented rather easily.
Joshua Rubin of ZveloBlog devised Google Wallet Cracker, a program that simply finds the file on a phone that hides the PIN for unlocking Wallet. It requires a rooted Android phone to work , but the ease of its execution, as seen in the video above, is pretty damn impressive.
[via Tech Crunch]