iOS 7.1 Bug Lets Users Deactivate Find My iPhone without a Password

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Michael Alvarado has discovered a new bug in iOS 7.1. Anyone can take the advantage of this bug. It allows people to deactivate Find My iPhone without entering passcode. If you have installed iOS 7.1 on your iPhone, then anyone can deactivate this feature. You should note that “Find My iPhone” is very essential for every iOS smartphone users. It allows them to track their device. If you are planning to install iOS 7.1 on your device, then you must wait until the release of the next software update.

iOS 7.1 Bug Lets Users Deactivate Find My iPhone without a Password

Michael Alvarado has managed to deactivate Find My iPhone without entering passcode. He has also posted a video in which he has demonstrated the process of deactivating Find My iPhone without entering passcode. This is really a bad news for the people who have installed the new version of iOS on their device. The newly discovered bug will allow anyone to delete your iCloud account and deactivate Find My iPhone without your permission. It indicates that iOS 7.1 is not safe. Bradley Williams has recently discovered a bug in iOS 7 that allowed people to deactivate Find My iPhone without entering passcode. The Cupertino company has released iOS 7.1 to fix this bug. Now a new bug has been discovered in iOS 7.1. It indicates that iOS 7.1 is not able to fix Find My iPhone bug. Apple will have to release a new firmware update to fix this bug.

From the video you can see the demonstrator has successfully deactivated Find My iPhone without entering password. He has tapped the “delete account” button and tried to disable Find My iPhone simultaneously. Then, he has deleted iCloud Account without entering password. In this way, he has managed to deactivate Find My iPhone without entering passcode. It is expected that soon the Cupertino company will release a firmware update to fix this bug. [Via: 9to5Mac]

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