iOS Flaw Allows Anyone to Bypass iPhone Passcode and Access Photos and Messages – Video

A new security flaw discovered in iOS allows pretty much anyone with access to your phone to bypass the passcode protection (it doesn’t even matter if you configured Touch ID or not) and look at your photos or read the existing messages.

Discovered by EverythingApplePro and iDeviceHelps, this glitch uses Siri to break into the device, and all it takes is a few simple steps. What’s more important to know is that the same flaw exists on iOS 8 and newer, including 10.2 beta 3, but Apple is very likely to patch it in the next beta now that it has gone public.

How to reproduce the bug

First and foremost, what you need to do is to find out the phone number of victim’s iPhone, and in case you don’t know it just yet, simply ask Siri “Who am I?” As mentioned, this involves having access to the iPhone you want to break into.

The next step comes down to calling the victim’s phone using the phone number previously obtained from Siri – you can also start a F… (read more)

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