Apple's iPhone is nothing short of a blockbuster success, but with that success comes large amounts of users looking to bypass the built in security features. The jailbreaking community thrives on finding loopholes in the iOS platform and today a Brazilian iPhone user has discovered how to bypass any security code on any iPhone.
To bypass any lock screen simply hit "emergency call", then enter three pound signs, hit the green call button and immediately press the lock button and you will have bypassed the security feature on the iPhone. "That simple procedure gives a snoop full access to the Phone app on the iPhone, which contains the address book, voicemail and call history."
According to Wired, who attempted to contact Apple, they have yet to issue a statement on this latest flaw. As Apple looks to move into the business sector, these simple flaws are a black mark on the company.
Update: It is now being reported that you can access the phones photo album as well. As more users get their hands on this exploit, it may be possible to dig deeper into the iPhones data.
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