Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 to patch Exchange bug

iOS 6.1.2 Released
iOS 6.1.2 Released

As we expected to happen this week, Apple (AAPL) has released iOS 6.1.2 to patch a bug related to the Microsoft (MSFT) Exchange Calendar that drains battery life and, in all likelihood, a major security hole in iOS 6.1 that makes it incredibly easy to bypass the iPhone’s unlock screen pass code. Although Apple makes no mention of specifically patching the unlock screen security hole, MacRumors notes that “sources had indicated that it also addresses” the issue in addition to addressing the Exchange bug, so it’s likely that Apple has taken care of both issues in its latest release.

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