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New iPhone security flaw uncovered: avoid falling prey

04
Apr
2014

Thieves could potentially disable the iPhones ‘find my phone tracking feature, but dont panic, theres a simple fix. A YouTube user called Miguel Alvarado has posted a video exposing the flaw which — like most hacks on smartphones — requires quite a bit of digital dexterity to accomplish. And yes, if a nefarious individual manages to purloin an iPhone running iOS 7.1, open the settings menu and accesses the iCloud settings while simultaneously toggling for the Find My iPhone feature, it is possible to delete the iCloud account and therefore make the device impossible to locate via Apples tracking service.

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