/// Heard About the iOS Lockscreen Hack? No, Not That One — The New One.

March 20, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Apple’s iOS passcode vulnerability issues have turned into a game of whack-a-mole. On Tuesday, the company shipped iOS 6.1.3, which repaired a pair of flaws that could be exploited to bypass an iPhone’s lockscreen to gain access to user data. Today a similar flaw has been discovered in 6.1.3 . It affects only the iPhone 4, and the hack to exploit it is quite involved. But a vulnerability is a vulnerability, and Apple now has another one to repair. To be fair, the iPhone-maker isn’t the only company struggling with these issues. Samsung said today that it’s working on a fix for a lockscreen vulnerability on its Android devices.

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Heard About the iOS Lockscreen Hack? No, Not That One — The New One.


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