Hackers Could Control Siri Say French Experts

October 15, 2015

Siri could be able to take orders from hackers standing up to five metres away, French researchers have claimed.

They say radio waves can be used to input commands on iPhones which have the voice-activated feature enabled.

It only works when headphones are plugged in, and could mean that criminals can take control of handsets or eavesdrop on conversations.

France’s information security agency, ANSSI, said that Google Now on Android devices is also vulnerable.

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