Thieves can Find my iPhone off without a password by bug




Attackers can prevent a rightful owner via Find My iPhone stolen iPhone tracks and can reset it through iTunes without a password. This is possible due to a bug in iOS 7.1, according to a published video online.

The bug, discovered by iDeviceHelpUs makes it possible to disable the iCloud account from the device to remove, so the phone does not ask for password reset through iTunes. both Find My iPhone This makes it possible to make a stolen iPhone usable in an easy manner; Apple wanted to avoid precisely by always asking. Reset a password when

The trick is reflected in the iCloud settings button. Exactly the same time the buttons for Find My iPhone and remove the iCloud account Then the thief can turn the camera off and on again, then eventually the software requires a password to remove the account.

Tweakers could replicate the bug. However, while it appeared that the bug only works if there is no PIN code on the unit. When the PIN is enabled, the software asks after the reboot to get the code to remove the account. Anyway prevents a PIN that a thief can see it. ICloud settings Some time ago, a different method was already out to Find My iPhone to circumvent .

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