iPad 2 + iOS5 + Smart Cover = Fail

In a pretty sizable and scary (and weird!) security bug, Apple’s Smart Cover can be used to unlock any iPad 2, even if there’s a passcode on it.

Ouch! Should be noted though that you don’t get full access to the device, only the last app that was up (or the homescreen if no app was active) can be seen.

Anyone with a Smart Cover Can Break into Your iPad 2 →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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