Apple Acknowledges iOS 6.1 Lockscreen Passcode Bug

Posted February 15, 2013 at 4:57am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15068 views

Apple has acknowledged a bug that makes it possible to bypass the iOS 6.1 lockscreen passcode, reports AllThingsD.

Reached for comment, Apple said it is hard at work on a fix. “Apple takes user security very seriously” spokeswoman Trudy Muller told AllThingsD. “We are aware of this issue, and will deliver a fix in a future software update.”

More info on how the bug works can be found here.

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How - February 17, 2013 at 6:46am
It happens to still work on 6.1.1 on a 4S. I just tested it apple didn't fix it.
david - February 17, 2013 at 6:36am
allways the back screen
littlea - February 15, 2013 at 10:22am
For Folks who had an iPhone 3G with iOS 3.1.3 do you remember? This bug actually existed and was fixed.
littlea - February 15, 2013 at 10:27am
It was not iOS 3.1.3 it was iOS 4.1
Rod - February 15, 2013 at 7:12am
Don't work on my iphone 4S on iOS 6.1. Just get a black screen, not totally black though
Grey Ghost - February 15, 2013 at 7:25am
the step "Press and hold the sleep/wake button and in exactly 3 seconds tap the emergency call button.", is very timing critical, to quickly or to late and you only get the black screen, Once you get the phone dial pad you have to press the Home button (to take a snapshot of the screen) only then do you get access
NoGoodNick - February 15, 2013 at 6:44am
What can I say I still love my iphone
NoGoodNick - February 15, 2013 at 6:49am
Is ur iPhone Jewish?
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