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New passcode flaw discovered in Apple iPhone 4 and Apple iPhone 5 running iOS 6.1.3

0. phoneArena 20 Mar 2013, 17:16 posted on

Stop us if you've heard this one already, a passcode flaw has been discovered on a pair of iPhone models running on iOS 6.1.3, which itself had been rolled out to fix a flaw that was affecting the passcode on other versions of Apple's iconic smartphone; the new flaw affects only the Apple iPhone 4 and Apple iPhone 5 (with Siri disabled) voice dialer and allows an intruder to have access to your contacts and photos...

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posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:17 23

1. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Seriously?

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:23 28

3. AnTuTu (Posts: 1580; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)


hahahahah yes my friend. The buggiest mobile OS ever lolzzz where are iFans now :)

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 19:54 21

31. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


"where are iFans now"

Down voting all of the non-Fan responses?

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 21:07 7

39. AnTuTu (Posts: 1580; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)


lol it is even simpler just check those red thumbs on my comment :)

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 21:49 4

41. Lift_Off (Posts: 152; Member since: 04 Apr 2012)


Hi. I wouldn't consider myself an ifan, but i do enjoy ios. The security flaw will be patched soon enough so I am not worried. Also, this is not an issue specific to Apple.

http://www.theverge.com/2013/3/20/4127438/galaxy-note-ii-security-flaw-disables-lockscreen-gives-complete-access

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:23

4. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)


watch the video and u will see

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:45 3

24. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 14310; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


I think people are overreacting.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:57 18

27. AnTuTu (Posts: 1580; Member since: 14 Oct 2012)


Digest it "Mxyzptlk"

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 20:23 1

35. Zero0 (Posts: 592; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


I do too. This is quite the opposite of the Android situation. There is absolutely not a care about the rampant malware situation on Android. I have seen exactly zero news sites posting countless articles on the issue. Come on, stir up some paranoia! 2013 is the year of Android malware!

/sarcasm

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 22:37 9

44. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4005; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


...and i think you're under-reacting.
3 straight updates with no sign of a healing touch!!
6.1.4 will fix it?? I highly doubt it now.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:18 17

2. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


And why I'm not surprised? :)

posted on 21 Mar 2013, 00:54 4

51. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4005; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Cause the surprising part is still hidden...almost there.
"It just..." isn't there yet.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:26 29

5. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)


iOS!!! that is what called by apple the most advenced OS in the world????? please go sleep

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:01 17

8. cncrim (Posts: 855; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


People dial it wrong, Iphone don't do that on it own. lol.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 22:12 14

42. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1488; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


Don't worry ..iOS 6.1.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.............. will fix the update

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:29 6

6. gmracer1 (Posts: 646; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)


Trolololololoooooooooooooooool

=D

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 17:53 4

7. Ninetysix (Posts: 2463; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


OH Noeeess!!! I'll have to replace my iPhone now with:

Galaxy S3 / Note 2 = Also has a security passcode bypass bug

Galaxy Nexus = Freezing the phone also bypasses security

oh wait... n/m :( I'll stick with my iPhone.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:08 24

11. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


You are missing the biggest point tho: the iPhone, iOS is supposed to be Gods Gift to the world....according to some Apple, iPhone, iOS fans.

Its not supposed to have these problems. It ..."just works".... remember?

I see you didnt mention that Motorola, HTC, Sony, LG Android phones dont have that issue...

Instead of sticking with your iPhone.....you could also get one of the phones I mentioned :) And I think the iPhone flaw is more open than the GS3, Note 2 one.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:09 21

12. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)


at least note 2 and s3 bypass code dont give u a chance to mess with the phone like read the contacts and change the pictures

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:28 1

19. Ninetysix (Posts: 2463; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


That's like saying it's okay to beat up your wife because you're not beating her up as much as your neighbor beats up their spouse.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:38 12

23. pixelado (Posts: 130; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


Great comparison, I couldn't have said it any better.

/sarcasm

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 18:54 2

26. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)


at least if i beat my wife, sure when i am supposed to do that, i won't hurt her as much as my neighbor will do;) ;)

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 19:00 4

28. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Compare the GS3, Note 2 flaw and the iOS flaw...

You meant to tell us you would take the more open flaw if you had a choice?

I guess I will do like you: Thats like saying you will take a house with the windows and doors gone vs one with windows and doors but broken locks..

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 19:12

29. Ninetysix (Posts: 2463; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


No jroc74. A flaw is a flaw. I don't use a passcode on my phone and I've never had in my whole years that I've own a smartphone. Once someone has a physical access of your device, nothing will be secure.

I will side with the company that is actually working on bugfixes.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 20:02 10

32. pixelado (Posts: 130; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


"I will side with the company that is actually working on bugfixes."

Because the last time they issued a fix, it worked, right?

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 20:25 5

36. SleepingOz (unregistered)


What an aweful comparison!
It's more like if a burglar try to breaks in a house(GSIII/GNOTE II), he won't be able to steal anything as he can't go any further than the anteroom since all the other doors of the house is locked.
iOS 6 is another story, unfortunately..

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 20:14

33. Ninetysix (Posts: 2463; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


Here's a new Note 2 TOTAL CONTROL bypass.

http://shkspr.mobi/blog/2013/03/new-bypass-samsung-lockscreen-total-control/

Enjoy.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 20:29 5

37. SleepingOz (unregistered)


I'm desperately trying to do this on my GNOTE II but it goes straight back to my lockscreen..

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 22:47 1

45. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Thats the same one as before.....how is this new?

http://www.phonearena.com/news/Samsung-Galaxy-S-III-flaw-bypasses-lock-screen-again_id40578

Its just a different Samsung phone....execution is the same. The article is even updated with the Note 2 added.

All I will say is +1 to Moto cuz I dont have any ICE contacts icon on my phone, a Maxx HD.

posted on 20 Mar 2013, 22:57 1

47. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Have you read that link?

"Unlike another recently released flaw, this doesn't rely quite so heavily on ultra-precise timing."

False....it took the guy at least 3 time to get it to work...

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