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APPLE VS ANDROID FEATURES AND VULNERABILITIES 8people from taking advantage of this oversight. But the bad news is that it’s an all or nothingsolution: you have to disable Siri on your lock screen. Open the Settings app and scroll to TouchID & Passcode. Under “Allow access when locked,” toggle Siri to turn off” (3)There is a serious security problem in iPhone because Apple devices are often thought tobe more secure than open platforms such as Windows and Android, but there are still significantmalware threats for iPhone. “Researchers from Indiana University, Peking University andGeorgia Tech have published a studyhighlighting security issues with the way appscommunicate with each other on iOS and OS X. The researchers created an app that was able tosteal users’ data from the password-storing keychain in OS X, as well as pilfer passwords frombanking and email accounts via Google Chrome. The researchers’ app was able to bypass thesecurity measures Apple has in place to ensure one app can’t gain access to other apps’ datawithout permission. Methods used includehijacking a browser extension so hackers can collectpasswords when users type them in and deleting passwords from the OS X keychain so they canbe retrieved when the data is re-entered.”(4)The issue is regarding the app is that it was approved for placement in the App Store,which is supposed to be pre-screened by Apple staff for potentially malicious apps regrettablythe problem still persist. The optimal way to fix the problem remains a system wide update toOSX and iOS is the only way to fully protect against weaknesses. Appleneedsto update iOS nowbecause there is a major security flaw that occurs in iOS and can give a third party completecontrol over your iPhone. The incidence was created by the NSO Group,who sells hackingservices to governments so they can spy. The incidence works when the aggressor sends a linkto the prey's iPhone via a text message. If the victim clicks the link, the attacker can accessnearly everything on the iPhone, from call logs to emails. Apple fixed the defect with an update
APPLE VS ANDROID FEATURES AND VULNERABILITIES 9to iOS, version 9.3.5. You can update the iPhone by going to Settings, General, Software, thentapUpdate. "We were made aware of this vulnerability and immediately fixed it with iOS 9.3.5,"an Apple spokesperson told Business Insider. We advise all of our customers to always downloadthe latest version of iOS to protect themselves against potential security exploits."(5)Change these iOS 10 settings in an iPhone to protect security. Before you do anything onyour new iPhone or iPad, you should lock it down. Now that you have iOS 10 installed, the latestversion of Apple's mobile operating system, you should use these privacy and security steps tolock down the device .iOS 10 comes with some enhancements. Before customizing an iPhone,loading new apps, or syncing your data for the first time, these settings need to be checked andchanged.