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Apple on Thursday delivered a promised fix for the lock-screen bypass vulnerability discovered in its iOS 7 operating system last week. Included in iOS 7.0.2, it shores up a security flaw that, if exploited, could have given attackers access to an iPhone’s stored photos — and the email and Web services accounts used to share them.
News Bytea 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.
News Bytea promised fix for a vulnerability in iOS 6.1 that could be exploited to bypass passcode locks on iOS devices. Built into the latest point release of iOS, 6.1.3, the fix repairs the flaw, which when exploited granted access to a device’s contacts, voicemails and photos.