An exploit allowing anyone to easily bypass the passcode lock on an iOS device running iOS 6.1 was discovered last month, with Apple promising to fix it in an upcoming iOS release. The iOS 6.1.3 beta introduced a fix for the passcode security exploit, and today, iOS 6.1.3 is out of beta and is now available for you passcode lock-using iOS owners who would rather not allow anyone access to your device.
iOS 6.1.3 only weighs in at 18.2MB, meaning you could get away with downloading it without needing a Wi-Fi network, although if you’re one of the over 14 million iOS users who have jailbroken their their device with evasi0n, you might want to rethink about updating to iOS 6.1.3 as a member of Evad3rs has said the update might break the jailbreak. We don’t know about you, but we would much rather keep our iOS devices jailbroken than running to an update that fixes a rather small security hole. We would rather get the all-clear sign from Evad3rs.
The iOS 6.1.3 update should now be available to all iOS devices. So if you don’t jailbreak your iOS device, then get cracking and start feeling more secure immediately!
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