Apple has been expereincing a tough time lately. With the Meltdown and Spectre flaws affecting the devices, Apple has been announcing that its devices are safe provided that users update the iOS the installed apps to the latest version. Amidst, the company is facing yet another challenge. A new bug is said to is affect all Apple devices. As per reports, the bug allows a user to unlock the app store using any random password. The bug is effecting the Apple devices with higher Sierra version 10.13.277C88 and above.
As per some reports from Beebom, the app lock can be unlocked only when a user is trying to log in as an admin. However loging in using a guest account doesn't seem to work.
Apple on the other hand is running a test on beta version 10.13.3; however the company has not made any comments on the bug. The bug let any user to log in the admin account just by typing "root"as a password.
Apple reportedly has acknowledged the issue and is supposedly working on providing a solution. If you're a Macbook or iMac user with higher Sierra version make sure to download the next available update the moment you get it on your devices.
Either way, if you're using a Macbook or an iMac with High Sierra 10.13.2, be sure to download the next update as soon as it is rolled out.
Apple has already acknowledged the potential security flaw in its MAC and iOS devices; however the question is how serious is Apple when it comes to the security of user. Apple has requested its users to download data and apps from trusted sources or from the app store so that they can stay away from any kind of damage.
Make sure your iOS device is running the latest iOS, apps are updated and you only install apps from trusted sources.
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