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New iOS Passcode Bypass Allows Viewing and Sharing Photos from Locked iPhones

Just as he did the last time he managed to bypass the screen lock on iPhones running iOS 12,Jose Rodriguez iOS enthusiast and hobbyist hacker managed to find a way to work around the iOS lock screen to view and share photos from a locked iPhone.

Rodriguez uploaded a video on YouTube showing how the vulnerability he found can be exploited with the help of accessibility features implemented by Apple within iOS to enable users with visual impairments to use their devices.

Moreover, to be able to get around the iPhone's lock screen, one can use the VoiceOver feature and the Siri assistant to access the Photo Library, open photos and send them to another device chosen by the attacker.

Apple just released iOS 12.0.1onOctober 8 with fixes for two other passcodebypass bugs found by Ro... (read more)
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