A public Jailbreak for iPhones in was released by a hacker, it is an exceptional event because it is the first in years. According to Motherboard, that first reported the news, Apple accidentally
The jailbreak works with the latest version of the iOS mobile operating system, Google Project Zero expert Ned Williamson confirmed that the jailbreak works on his iPhone.
During the weekend, experts discovered that the latest
The flaw potentially exposes iPhone devices running current and older
The popular researcher Pwn20wnd, who already developed iPhone jailbreaks in the past, today has published a jailbreak for iOS 12.4. Some users claim the jailbreak works on their iPhones.
This is a very unusual situation because hackers that have developed a working exploit for iPhone prefers to sell it to zero-day broker firm like Zerodium that pay them up 2 million of dollars.
“A security researcher who hacks iPhones for a living, and who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak to the press, said that organizations that have the expertise to target iPhones can now use a bug in Safari, for example, to “ hack any up to date iPhone.” While it’s still not trivial to hack an iPhone remotely—even with the availability of this bug—the barriers to entry are now much lower.” wrote Lorenzo Bicchierai.
The exploit code could be included in a malware developed to spy on iPhone users, and according to Pwn20wnd, likely someone is already exploiting the flaw.
Users have to be careful about what apps they install on their
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