Flaw in iOS 6.1 lets you bypass the passcode lock

Apple has just sent out iOS 6.1.1 for the Apple iPhone 4S to repair an issue with connectivity, but no sooner does Apple put out that fire than another one pops up; this new problem involves a glitch that allows someone to get into a locked Apple iPhone even without knowing the passcode; check out the video which reveals how to use this flaw...
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26. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Maybe.....someone can get hold of one or some of your contacts and do a lil bit of social engineering? If I got a call from someone from a trusted number...and they sounded convincing enough.....you never know.

30. napsterO6

Posts: 18; Member since: Jun 25, 2012


31. Schadowx unregistered

I guess Apple purposely made this bug so that users are forced to update to iOS 6.1.2 or whatever, thereby removing the jailbreak status. Surely, losing the jailbreak is definitely better than losing the iphone -_-

33. jsdechavez

Posts: 784; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Up to now, I still don't get how the iPhone gets 200 or so (apparently) NEW features with a major update to iOS. It's just so absurd. I mean, where's those 200 new features coz I don't see it. Stupid claims.
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