Comic: Siri Shortcut Security Hole

these insidious hackers should never have gained access to siri hey siri, what now?

moments ago... Inception Deception! Saying Hey Siri, OK Google Now Opens Google Assistant on Your iPhone!! THE ENEMY HAS ARRIVED ON OUR SHORES AT LONG LAST. BE EVER VIGILANT, THE DATA RAIDERS OF MOUNTAIN VIEW HAVE REDOUBLED THEIR EFFORTS TO STEAL OUR PRECIOUS BODILY

i depend on apple to protect me from these shady third party data harvesters! im not that evil

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2 Comments
  • So, you changed your search engine from Google then? Do you have Waze know your location 24/7? What about Spybook? Does Spybook have access to your photos? On Android, I have Bouncer which revokes photo permissions when I exit the app. I may be wrong, but iOS could allow background access, or at the very least, allow them access while I'm in the app without an extra prompt.
  • What's your point? If you want to be privacy conscious, don't use those services. The permissions system on iOS works great, there's been many times where I've opened an app and I've denied a permission that I believe it didn't need, or I didn't want it to have