One downside to iOS 11′s awesome built-in QR code scanner in the Camera app is its only been live for a short while. In its short life, there has already been a security vulnerability discovered that was an issue for at least the last 4.5 months, but Apple has finally patched this weakness with its iOS 11.3.1 update.

Ever since at least iOS 11.2.1, if you were to scan a malicious QR code, the popup that shows up in the Camera app could display the URL for what you think you’re about to open in Safari when it really would take you to a different domain altogether, which could possibly be a… more


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