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Have an iPhone 6s? New Video Shows How Anyone Can Access Your Photos, Contacts Without Passcode


If you have an iPhone 6s and recently completed the latest iOS 9.3.1 update, your personal information might not be as safe as you'd like to think.

A newly-revealed security flaw provides a method for anyone to access photos and contacts of an iPhone 6s running the latest iOS — and it's quite simple.

Here are the steps:

1. Access Siri.

2. Ask Siri to "search Twitter." When she asks what for, say: "@yahoo.com."

3. Find an email address and 3D touch it.

4. Click "Create New Contact."

5. Access to the phone's photo library is now available by by tapping "add photo" and then choosing "from library." Access to contact information is now available by choosing "add to existing contact."

According to 9to5 Mac, users can protect themselves from the security flaw by going into settings, privacy, photos and then disabling Siri. Another alternative, the blog noted, would be to disables Siri altogether from being available on the lock screen.

A spokesperson for Apple did not respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze Tuesday night.

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