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Citrix: iOS Vulnerability and Siri Doesn’t Have to Have a Bad Outcome

Citrix: iOS Vulnerability and Siri Doesn’t Have to Have a Bad Outcome
While Siri can be an extremely useful tool, a recent vulnerability discovered in iOS 9.3.1 that can be exploited through Siri has raised security concerns for both users and IT.Specifically, by using Siri voice commands, an unauthorized user can access contacts and photos on the iOS 9.3.1 device without entering a passcode to unlock the phone.

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For MDM environments, XenMobile supports a policy that gives IT the option of turning Siri off, which would prevent the vulnerability from being exploited.

For MAM environments, XenMobile supports a policy that blocks access to any application level dictation service.  This includes Siri and any other app that may…

Read the entire article here, iOS Vulnerability and Siri Doesn’t Have to Have a Bad Outcome

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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