Apple fixes HomeKit bug that allowed remote unlocking of users’ doors

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the Guardian – December 8, 2017

IMPACT: allowed hackers to unlock users’ smart locks or other devices

SHORT TERM FIX: temporary [fix] side … but also breaks some functionality of the system

COMPANY RESPONSE: “The issue affecting HomeKit users running iOS 11.2 has been fixed. The fix temporarily disables remote access to shared users, which will be restored in a software update early next week.”