Apple flaw left smart gadgets vulnerable

CALIFORNIA:- Apple has fixed a security flaw in its HomeKit system that could have let unauthorised people control smart home gadgets such as door locks and lights. The bug appeared in the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system iOS 11.2, and could have let criminals unlock internet-connected doors. A researcher disclosed the problem to tech news site 9to5Mac. Apple said it had now disabled remote HomeKit access for shared users, as a temporary solution to the problem. The company’s HomeKit framework lets iOS devices control internet-connected gadgets made by a variety of manufacturers.

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