Test version – the test that almost certainly contains certain gaps, which need to be determined in the process of researching testers. iOS 13 was not in this sense an exception, because it contained several serious vulnerabilities that allow to access to the passwords and data of Bank card users. To release the Golden Master version of the updates of these flaws corrected, but in their place appeared at least one new one.
Researcher in the field of cybersecurity Jose Rodriguez spoke about the existence in iOS 13 vulnerabilities, the exploitation of which allows access to the entire contacts list of the victim without having to enter a password or undergo biometric recognition. This bug hides in VoiceOver, a screen reader that is currently happening on the screen, and requires a set of several actions in sequence.
Vulnerability - the lack of operating system or software, which may compromise their integrity or lead to incorrect performance. Typically, a vulnerability is considered to be the mistakes made by developers at the stage of programming, but to include weak passwords or a lack of adequate rules of their storage.
How to bypass the security of iOS 13
- First, you need to get the victims iPhone with iOS Golden Master 13 or earlier a beta Assembly;
- To call him via FaceTime;
- Not answering the call, select answer message;
- Call up Siri and ask to turn on VoiceOver and then turn it off;
- After that you will open access to the entire list of contacts stored in the iPhone memory.
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In the words of Rodriguez, he found the vulnerability at an early stage of testing iOS 13 and had already notified Apple about its existence. However, the researcher says, in Cupertino still has not responded to his appeal and did not eliminate the bug, which continues to exist until now. Perhaps the developers considered it to be minor, and may have just postponed the fix to the next versions of the OS. In the end, to cause someone real harm, it was unlikely.