Apple launching iOS 6.1.2 to fix passcode vulnerability next week


Apple promised solution to an error of 6.1 that allows iOS hackers bypass access code from a user and access certain areas of the phone could be released this week. IFIX German site says that iOS 6.1.2 will be in the public domain on February 20 at the latest, as Apple looks to Lockdown dangerous failure.
Earlier this week a video was posted online showing how a complex series of button presses can override the password and unlock the photo albums, call logs, voice mail and allow the hacker to modify contacts
Apple has acknowledged the problem, which is almost identical to one that appeared in 2010, and said hurriedly working on a fix, but would not say when. “Apple takes security very seriously the user,” said company spokeswoman Trudy Muller said Thursday. “We are aware of this problem and offer a solution in a software update in the future.” Now iFix, citing the sources you used to anticipate the release of iOS 6.1.1 last week, to predict iOS 6.1.2 will arrive next week, perhaps as early as Monday or Tuesday.

(via: AppleInsider)


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