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Apple Aware of iOS 6.1 Passcode Flaw, Says Fix Coming in Update

Earlier today it was revealed a passcode flaw in iOS 6.1 allowed anyone to bypass its security and allow anyone to access contacts, photos and voicemails. AllThingsD received a comment from Apple regarding the exploit:

“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.”

This current exploit isn’t the only major issue with iOS 6.1 at the moment, as numerous users are dealing with a Microsoft Exchange bug that causes excess activity resulting in decreased system battery life.

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  • Tim

    This kinda sucks, because I’ll likely lose my jailbreak to correct the flaw. Hopefully they release a patch on Cydia as well.

  • tv

    cydia devs will probably release a fix before apple does