Expert Discovered Passcode Bypass Vulnerability in iOS 12 [source: securereading]
by CIRT Team
Security expert discovered a critical vulnerability in iOS 12 which could allow attackers to access photos and contacts on a locked iPhone.
Jose Rodriguez, a tech expert, discovered a passcode bypass vulnerability on the iOS 12 and latest iOS 12.1 beta operating systems.
According to Rodriquez, the hack works on the latest iPhone XS and some of the other models also.
The flaw allows attackers to view images on the device by editing the contact and changing the image associated with that caller.
Although Apple has patched the issue, Rodriquez discovered another way to access it by exploiting the voiceover feature on the Apple devices.
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