Before updating to iOS 10.0.2, Apple device owners may consider waiting for the public release of iOS 10.0.1 Jailbreak. Recently, a 19-year-old hacker reportedly jailbroken an iPhone 7 running iOS 10.0.1. Now here is the latest update on the iOS 10 jailbreak release date and rumors around the web.
Luca Todesco, also known as qwertyoruiop, admitted that jailbreaking iOS 10.0.1 is very difficult. He said Apple had really beefed up its security system to prevent the practice of jailbreaking, but the company’s defense was still not enough. For those who don’t know, it also successfully hacked previous versions of iOS 9.0. However, not all of its jailbreaking tools are made public yet.
In order to prove its latest jailbreak exploit, Todesco posted a video on YouTube showing a jailbroken iPhone 7. Interestingly, he released the video just five days after the iPhone 7 launched, and barely a week after the iOS 10 rollout.
For now, it is still not known if he would make iOS 10.0.1. jailbreak tool available to everyone. However, popular hacking groups like Team Pangu and Taig could use bugs discovered by Todesco to release a public version of the iOS 10 jailbreak.
For Apple, he refused to confirm whether Todesco’s jailbreak is legitimate. In an interview with Motherboard, the company representative only said, “I don’t, but given her track record, I wouldn’t be surprised.”
Apple discourages its users from jailbreaking their devices. On its website, the Cupertino-based company claims that jailbroken devices are more vulnerable to hackers because they remove layers of security designed to protect users’ personal information.
Jailbreaking an iPhone removes some restrictions installed by Apple. The process allows users to download and install apps that are not available on the iOS App Store. Moreover, it gives users more freedom to customize their gadget.
Security expert and former US Cyber Command member Ryan Duff said jailbreaking devices might not be stopping anytime soon. He revealed that jailbreaking tools are too valuable to ditch. He estimated that the latest tools can cost over $ 500,000.
For those who don’t want to install malware on their devices, Apple recently released iOS 10.0.2, which fixes a bug for iPhone 7 audio issues. According to Forbes, the new iOS update aims to improve the stability of iPhone and iPad devices.
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