The popular Chinese hacking team Pangu has devised the iOS 12 Jailbreak running on the latest iPhone XS. Users wait for further details.
Here we go again to speak about the notorious Chinese hacking team Pangu, the group is time popular for his ability to jailbreak Apple devices. This time the experts presented a jailbreak for iOS 12 running on the latest iPhone XS.
The last jailbreak for Apple iOS devised by the Pangu team was released in October 2015, when the expert published the untethered jailbreak tool for iOS 9.
iOS jailbreak allows to remove hardware restrictions implemented by the Apple’s operating system, Jailbreaking gives users root access to the iOS file system and manager, this allows them to download and install applications and themes from third-party stores.
Jailbreaking mobile devices expose them to a wild range of threats, including malware such as KeyRaider and YiSpector.
Below the Tweet shared by the researcher Min(Spark) Zheng on a Tweet that shows the successfully jailbreak on Apple iPhone XS with A12 Bionic chip announced by one of the Pangu researchers.
The experts pointed out that the iOS 12 jailbreak bypass a functional PAC (Pointer authentication codes) mitigation implemented in the new Apple’s A12 Bionic chip.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.