Flaw in Apple's iOS makes it easy to use Siri to message ANYONE from a locked iPhone

Mail Online | 4/5/2019 | Annie Palmer For Dailymail.com
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Siri just doesn't know when to keep quiet.

A security flaw in Apple's digital assistant makes it so that users can easily send a message or make a phone call on someone else's locked device, according to Quartz.

Users - Advantage - 'Hey - Siri - Feature

All users need to do is take advantage of the 'Hey Siri' feature, which activates the digital assistant once those wake words are spoken.

Apple offers Siri on every iPhone released after the iPhone 6S, which was launched in September 2015.

Technology - Things - Alarms - Weather - Voice

And while the technology can be useful for things like setting alarms and checking the weather with just your voice, it can also be manipulated for more nefarious purposes.

Quartz found that users can tell Siri to send a message or phone call on a locked iPhone - even when it's not their own device.

Example - Users - Siri - Number - Device

For example, users can tell Siri to call the last number that was dialed on the device.

Additionally, someone...
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