Dec 8, 2017

Apple HomeKit flaw left smart gadgets vulnerable

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. 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. Some HomeKit functionality will be temporarily unavailable. "Apple said in a statement:"The issue affecting HomeKit users running iOS 11.2 has been fixed.

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