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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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Balancing user satisfaction and productivity while protecting company data with popular apps such as Siri is the essence of what XenMobile delivers. XenMobile provides critical security capabilities to protect company data with both MDM and MAM policies.

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

 



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