Talk about the gaps is very important, as it lets you know the ways of protection from them, and today we talk about another serious vulnerability has been spotted in the iOS system on the iPhone and iPad, and exactly in the last version, iOS 11, which allows anyone access to the content of the notifications even if your device is locked.
Always strive to define the follow-up to our new gaps are particularly serious, in order to take advantage of them is evil or a spy, but always for them, as has been said: You know, the company is not the company but to him … it does not know evil from good is located.
The definition of Holes new and any devices infected?
With us today, a new vulnerability has been disclosed, this gap is serious to a large extent, so that make your think that it is unlocked fingerprint or PIN numbers protected, while the adjustable focus of anyone who falls in his hands, where he can learn the content of the notifications.
Of course knowing the content of the notification may not be a big risk as long as the system will not allow the company extreme access to the application that connects him to the notice, nevertheless it may be too much content of the notices as clear as in the following picture:
How is the implementation of this exploit?
The gap believes the same steps to vulnerabilities discovered earlier, through which they can bypass the lock iPhone and iPad to access photos, the most important elements of Siri, where you only need to simple steps for it.
Where everything you need to be the Siri or Siri activated on the target device, and to be connected to the internet, then run Siri by clicking on the button Hom at length, then says: Hey Siri, open the last notifications received, or in another language such as English: “Hey Siri, read my notifications”, and of course will Siri displays a list of notifications is open, which may be a large part of them clear content
Maybe the next video will be more expressive from writing, and will become the steps to take advantage of the loophole, saw us, and then we turn to the method of protection from these vulnerabilities:
How Can I protect myself from this exploit?
First, before explaining these steps, we note that these gaps depend on the service Siri, in addition to the internet, therefore, one of the steps to the bathroom, do not leave the device connected to the internet, and secondly turn off the ability to open the Control Center from the lock screen.
Since the gap depends on the internet, as we mentioned you should turn off access to control center from the lock screen through the following:
1 – Settings.
2 – Touch ID & Passcode.
3. Turn off the Control Center.
Wales the above picture the following:
This solution is temporary, with the signal reminders that it affects all devices, except old devices like the iPhone 5s and earlier, the iPad 4 and earlier, so the next step of the Apple TV is doing to close this loophole and correct the problem.
Of course, Apple announced on its knowledge of this loophole, and they will solve it in the update coming soon, and maybe update to iOS 11.3, which will be revealed on 27 March, i.e. during the coming days.
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