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IOS Exploit Ihearyou Affects IOS Devices

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It is extremely easy to find security flaws within IOS devices, which we find concerning for the millions of people who rely on their iPhone and iPad to be secure."
— Ryan Satterfield
CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 16, 2016 / -- Affecting all IOS devices
For Immediate Release

Internet Security specialists Ryan Satterfield and Mickael Nadeau discovered a security risk that affects users of all Apple devices that use Siri. Apparently the lock feature is only to give users the idea that their information is safe instead of actually protecting the information stored on the device. It surprised security specialist’s Satterfield and Nadeau when they discovered that it is possible to access phone contacts, send emails and make phone calls from a locked iPad or iPhone.
When Siri is enabled and the device is locked it is still possible to access information from the device using Siri. Despite what one might think, completely disabling Siri does not fix this problem due to the fact that a Pre-Siri system is always active and there is no way provided by Apple to disable it at this time. Mickael Nadeau found that turning Siri on and then back off works as a temporary fix to disable the pre-siri system until Apple sends out a patch. This issue affects IOS 10 and prior IOS versions including IOS 9.3.5 and below.

It is important to note that this hack can’t be used remotely. The device has to be physically accessed, meaning that the device would have to be in someone’s possession in order to access the data. However, if your device is lost or stolen it puts you and your information at risk.

Ryan Satterfield
Planet Zuda
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