iPad 2 Smart Cover Security Flaw Discovered

A security flaw has been discovered in iPad 2 that allows you to access the contents on the device while it is locked using PassCode using the smart cover trick explained below .

You can check the security flaw by following the steps below :

  1. Passcode lock an iPad 2
  2. Now press and hold the power button so that the “slide to poweroff screen” comes up
  3. Cover the screen with Smart Cover .
  4. Open the smart cover
  5. Click Cancel on the bottom of the screen . You will now be taken to the homescreen without being asked for the security passcode .

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This is a serious security issue on iPad 2 and Apple is expected to bring a fix to this problem soon using a iOS update .

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