Even with the latest iOS 12 update, your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe

October 3, 2018

Once again, a way of bypassing the iPhone’s passcode lock to expose users’ photos and contacts has been discovered.

Jose Rodriguez, who has uncovered vulnerabilities in iOS’s lock screen security on a number of occasions in the past, has produced a video demonstrating an (admittedly convoluted) way of accessing information on locked iOS devices that really should be out of bounds.

In a Spanish-language YouTube video published last week, Rodriguez revealed how it is possible for an attacker who has physical access to an iPhone running iOS 12 to partially unlock its contents, provided that Siri is enabled, and Face ID is either disabled or physically covered.

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