Hacking iPhone iOS 7 Lockscreen, Apple’s flashy new mobile operating system has been in the public’s hands for all of 48 hours. Now one user has already found a bug that blows a hole in its security protections.
About this time every year, Apple gives a gift to mobile developers: the newest version of iOS. The all-new Apple iOS 7 launched at WWCD 2013 this week and Just after 48 hours of iOS 7 release, Jose Rodriguez able to hack and bypass Lockscreen to access the Photos in just a few seconds.
It’s no surprise that iOS 7 beta has its flaws. iOS is infamously popular for its lockscreen bugs that can let anyone bypass the passcode on iOS device to gain access to a private information. It’s only available to those with developer accounts, for now, and those who have used it describe it as majorly buggy. It’s likely Apple will patch this bug before the operating system sees its official release.
The video below showing how to completely bypass the iPhone’s password protection by accessing the calculator available on the lock screen.
By opening iOS’s Control Room and accessing the phone’s calculator application before opening the phone’s camera, anyone can access, delete, email, upload or tweet the device’s photos without knowing its passcode.
Lockscreen bypass is just the latest in a series that have been found in iOS, and others haven’t been spotted in beta. Better for Apple to fix this bug now than when the software has been downloaded to millions of iPhones.