iOS 8 ‘Reset All Settings’ Bug Could Delete Your iCloud Files

 

 

 

 

 

” At the beginning of the month, Apple was criticized for the security flaw in its iCloud file storage service that, according to multiple media outlets, allowed hackers to allegedly retrieve nude photos of a number of high-profile celebrities. And Now, the company’s newly launched iOS 8 has been reportedly found vulnerable to another critical bug that is troubling Apple iOS 8 users.
  After the launch of iOS 8, some minor bugs was reported in its operating system which was quickly fixed in Apple’s iOS 8.0.1. But, the critical vulnerability discovered in iOS 8.0.1 seems to be deleting data stored in iCloud Drive without the user’s permission.
  The bug was uncovered by MacRumors after its forum members complaint about the issue triggered by the option to “Reset All Settings,” which is typically supposed to reset your network settings to give your iOS device a clean slate to work with, but it turns out the feature is also deleting all your files from iCloud Drive. “
More details at Hacker News