iOS 7 Bug Allows Find My iPhone Feature to be Disabled

Friday, February 07, 2014

Anthony M. Freed


Security researcher Bradley Williams has discovered a flaw in iOS 7 that could allow the disabling of the Find My iPhone feature without having to enter a password, but reports indicate that iOS 7.1 is not susceptible.

Williams produced the following video where he demonstrates how by adjusting the Apple ID and password fields in the iOS settings he was able to turn off the Find My iPhone security feature:

“This video is to show a security flaw in apple’s find my iPhone feature so apple can fix this. I tried to contact apple and nobody has responded,” Williams stated.

Cross Posted from Tripwire's State of Security

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