Exploring android smartlocks presented at BSidesManchester 2015

by Stephen Fisher Davies,

Summary : An review of Android Lollipop ‘Smart Locks’ and how they can be exploited to fool a handset into thinking it is in a safe ‘trusted’ environment.
The aim of this talk is to inform people how to correctly handle mobile exhibits to unlock phones using
an activated smart lock to enable access to data for forensic examination. In addition the talk covers
Smart Lock logs how they can retrieved and used, not needlessly lost. The talk will cover:
• Recognising and identifying a smart lock enabled phone
• Location smart locks
• ‘Safe’ location spoofing testing to date and the risks involved
• Trusted device smart locks
• On person smart locks
• Smart Lock Logs