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Canonical Fixes Critical Bugs Allowing Users to Bypass the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Lock Screen

May 01, 2014, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Silviu Stahie)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) has been out for a couple of weeks, and users have already found a way to bypass the newly introduced lock screen. Fortunately, the developers have patched the issue very quickly. The new lock screen for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is one of the nicest features of the new release, and many users have been pleased to see the old lock screen gone. It seems that these locking functions are always a source of problems, no matter the platform.

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