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In iOS 9.3.1, Siri can be sweet-talked in giving up photos and contacts

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iPhone and iPad users have been dealing with a myriad of issues since iOS 9.3 was launched earlier this month.

No sooner had Apple swatted the bugs with iOS 9.3.1 that another, potentially more serious flaw has been exposed on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

As reported by The Daily Dot, a YouTube user has shown how to by-pass the iPhone pass code and easily access photos and contacts.

The video below shows how to sweet talk Siri and tap up 3D Touch for an assist. With Hey Siri it's easy to search for an email address via on Twitter and select ‘Add to Contacts’ using pressure sensitive display tech.

By attempting to add a photo for the new contact, the user was able to choose from a photo in the library, hence accessing the full range of albums.

See also: iOS 9.3 - The best features

The security flaw has been discovered after Apple re-released iOS 9.3 to solve authentication issues on older iPhones and iPads.

iOS 9.3.1 was also rolled out last week to take care of an issue that saw apps crash whenever users tapped or long-tapped a web link.

It seems another fix could be on the way sooner rather than later. In the meantime, keep close tabs on your iPhones folks. Turning off 3D Touch will also protect you against the issue.

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