Apple has released version 7.0.2 of iOS 7 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, to fix a security vulnerability that could let users bypass the passcode on the lock screen.

ios-7.0.2

This particular vulnerability could allow unauthorized access to functions such as phone calls, photos, Twitter, and more, and while there’s no telling when a new lock screen bug will crop up, 7.0.2 should keep intruders at bay for a few days. The update also re-adds the Greek keyboard option for passcode entry, with its size varying between 17MB and 20MB depending on the device in use.

The over-the-air update requires a Wi-Fi connection to download and install, and as is usually the case, the rollout will be gradual, meaning it could be a day or two before you are able to update your device. Now, let’s hope Apple targets issues such as the background refresh bug for the next update – and perhaps they could add a warning that these software updates do nothing to help the iPhone survive under water?

Source: 9to5Mac

 

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