Security holes unearthed in Apple’s iOS7

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Security holes unearthed in Apple’s iOS7

20 September 2013 Last updated at 00:54 BST

Two security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apple’s new mobile operating system, less than 24 hours after its launch.

One flaw concerns a user’s ability to recover their data if a device has been stolen. The much-vaunted “Find my iPhone” feature can be disabled be a thief simply by putting the iPhone or iPad into airplane mode, preventing the device from communicating.