Possible data breach at Apple: Deleted photos reappear on sold devices.

Since the update to iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5, there has been an increase in the amount of complaints from users whose deleted photographs

iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5 Bug: Deleted Photos Resurfacing After Update

Users are reporting a concerning privacy issue after updating to iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5. Deleted photos are unexpectedly reappearing on devices, even after being factory reset and sold, raising concerns about data security.

iPhone with Deleted Photos Resurfacing
(Source: Mark Wilkinson/Getty Images)

The issue came to light when a Reddit user reported that deleted photos reappeared on an iPad that had been factory reset and sold. After the buyer updated the iPad to iPadOS 17.5, the old photos resurfaced. Numerous other users have since reported similar experiences.

This bug raises serious privacy concerns, especially for users who have sold or given away their devices. Apple has yet to acknowledge the issue or provide a solution, causing growing anxiety among users.

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