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iPhone lock screen can be partially bypassed via two new bugs

By Matthew · 8 replies
Feb 23, 2012
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  1. The folks at iPhone Islam have discovered a bug that bypasses the lock screen on the iPhone 3GS, 4 and 4S. Demonstrated in a three-minute YouTube video, the flaw is…

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  2. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,469   +1,254

    Wow, proof that no OS is flawless, must've taken ages and a lot of fiddling to find these 2 flaws though, the first one was cut as well so I bet he's been trying for a good 10 minutes, the second one was easier to re-create, I bet it does work on the 4S as well as it sounds like a time stamp thing?
  3. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,438   +601

    An Apple product that isn't secure how can this be.

    Is it 2012 or did steve jobs die o wait.....

    Guess we will see you soon lord jobs.
  4. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 2,437   +862

    Both of these hacks are pretty useless. Wake me up when you can bypass security and unlock the phone to any carrier.
  5. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 349   +132

    Who says these are bugs? Maybe Apple put these in on purpose so that law enforcement could access these parts of a phone in the case of a criminal investigation without requiring the password (either because the owner is dead or not cooperating). I mean, why else would you only be able to access phone lists and pictures? I doubt police care about your angry birds app too much.
  6. example1013

    example1013 TS Enthusiast Posts: 263

    I can't help but laugh at this. No, it's not for law enforcement, it's for us, the reptilian secret police. This is so that we can use phone contacts to uncover humans' secret networks of resistance. Nowhere is safe. In fact right now we're backtracing your identity through your techspot log-in. No amount of IP tunnels, VPNs, or VMs will save you. Expect a visit shortly.
  7. killeriii

    killeriii TS Enthusiast Posts: 213   +14

  8. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 857   +127

    These exploits are New World Order crafted and change as they're discovered. How else are 100 IQ cops supposed to shake you down on their own?
  9. greenslucy

    greenslucy TS Rookie

    Don't worry, just follow these steps to fix iPhone stuck at Apple logo:

    => First of all Start your Computer and then connect with Internet connection, now Download the latest version of the iTunes application

    => Now install the iTunes application in your System and connect your Device with computer via Data cable

    => Now connect your Device with iTunes application and then Tab on summary option, see in the left side bar of iTunes

    => Now Select restore option from iTunes and then confirm the Restore Message for better results. After this unplug your Device and Restart it

    I hope that will surely

    Thank you...

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