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Another iOS 7 Bug Has Been Discovered — and It Affects the Security of Your Phone

BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 20: A customer inspects the new iPhone at the Wangfujing flagship store on September 20, 2013 in Beijing, China. Apple launched the new iPhone 5C model that will run iOS 7 is made from hard-coated polycarbonate and comes in various colors and the iPhone 5S that features fingerprint recognition security. Credit: Getty Images

Only a few days after Apple released the much anticipated iOS 7, another security flaw has already been discovered.

This new bug, highlighted in a YouTube video Friday, exploits the emergency call feature on the iPhone to reportedly allow anyone to bypass the phone's passcode lock and make a phone call.

TheBlaze was able to replicate the problem in a few limited tests.

As TheBlaze reported on Friday, a man named Jose Rodriguez found that using another security flaw he could access the iPhone's "control center" if he swiped his finger a certain way.

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