Warning: Gaping Lockscreen Security Hole in iOS 6.1 Found

Hackers have found a way to bypass the iPhone’s lockscreen to access your email, photos, contacts, text messages, and even FaceTime. If someone has the ability to take your phone, that person can easily hold down the power button and abort an emergency call to enter your phone. This bug allows the hacker to enter the phone app, which grants access to voicemails, call history, photos, contacts, etc.

The bug can be demonstrated by the following video:

It’s unsure when or how Apple will resolve this issue, but we’re hoping it’s soon.