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Smart Cover Flaw Allows Anyone to Bypass your Passcode on iPad 2

by on October 21st, 2011

If you have an iPad 2, then most likely you have a Smart Cover. It’s one of the best accessories you can get for you iPad, but now it appears it could also be one of the most dangerous.

9to5Mac has noted a security flaw that allows anyone to bypass your passcode lock by using a Smart Cover. Check out the video below:

How to fix this? Easy. Just disable Smart Cover unlocking in your Settings. Regardless, this flaw will most likely be fixed by Apple in the next iOS update.

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  • beavisaur

    doesnt work on my ipad 2. goes right to the enter passcode screen after hitting cancel.

  • beavisaur

    doesnt work on my ipad 2. goes right to the enter passcode screen after hitting cancel.