Hackers who have exploited flaws in Apple Watch software to bypass security features could steal millions of dollars in rewards.
According to security researchers at Check Point, hackers who have been using a technique known as a ‘bulk dump’ could use a specially crafted watch face to trick Apple Watch users into downloading a fake app that allows them to download and run malicious software.
Apple has already patched the flaw, and has patched the bugs in more than a dozen other versions of the watch.
However, some security experts believe that Apple’s own software, and possibly Apple’s developers, have been able to exploit the flaw to access the watch’s security features, as they are not able to change the watchface.
Apple did not respond to an email requesting comment about Check Point’s findings.