One of the new features that Apple included in the iOS system 11, The find feature to clear the codes to rapidly respond to the well-known acronym in the name of the QR Code. This feature has become an integral part of the camera app the default in iOS system 11, which allows users to open the camera app and scan code rapid response rather than rely on third-party apps, but there seems to be a security problem. in QR reader Code built-in camera application on iOS system 11.
According to a new report recently released by the Infosec, it seems that because of the security hole in this feature, hackers can deceive the reader a response code the QR Code where it is asking users to open the web site but instead redirects users to a different website. This may be particularly serious when it comes to banking services where you can enter the credentials of your website is fake, so you know your login details piracy allowing hackers to use it to steal your information or your money.
Company Infosec also says that it amounted to Apple about this vulnerability in December of last year, but didn’t Apple even now fix it, which is what makes them publish the details now openly. We’re not sure of the reason to take Apple a long time to close this vulnerability, but we now hope that Apple fixes this vulnerability, after it has become how exploitation within everyone’s reach.
In the meantime, we believe that the only thing you can do for the users of the iOS is to avoid survey codes QR Code, which they did not believe it at the moment to try to avoid fraud.
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