“A security flaw in Apple’s iOS 6.1 lets anyone bypass your iPhone password lock and access your phone app, view or modify contacts, check your voicemail, and look through your photos (by attempting to add a photo to a contact),” Aaron Souppouris reports for The Verge.
“The method, as detailed by YouTube user videosdebarraquito, involves making (and immediately canceling) an emergency call and holding down the power button twice,” Souppouris reports. “We followed the steps and managed to access the phone app on two UK iPhone 5 [units] running iOS 6.1.”
Read more, and see the video, in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]