Over the course of the existence of iOS there has been several lockscreen bugs found and ultimately fixed by Apple. With the release of iOS 7 even though there was a ton of security improvements, yet another has been found as reported by Forbes

This one is essentially the same as several others found in the past wherein a not so nice individual can gain access to your devices photos app, email, social networks and more through the Control Centre.

Having Control Center available is awesome, but one look at it and you can tell you're offering a bit less security given all the options available. So, while the bug is very real and will ultimately be fixed by Apple, it's also in your control.

You can disable Control Centre using the guide we've written up linked below and you can also find out further ways to enhance security on your iOS 7 device by checking out these quick tips right here.