Zerodium ClaimsTo Have An iOS JailbreakMe Like Tool In Exchange Of A Million-Dollar Bounty



With the release of iOS 9.1, Apple has fixed the exploit that allowed the use of Pangu, the latest tool to Jailbreak, also on iOS 9 (9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2). This put users before a major dilemma: choose iOS 9.1 with its improvements or to remain with the Jailbreak iOS 9.0.x? If the choice was to upgrade to iOS 9.1, in the hope that a jailbreak was released in a short time, probably you will be disappointed, but for more than one reason. A jailbreak for iOS 9.1, and even for iOS 9.2 beta, already exists, but in all probability will never be released.

With a jailbreak for iOS 9.1 and iOS 9.2, which can be executed via the browser, resourceful hackers have dusted off a million dollars. The bonus was awarded the IT security companies Zerodium. Not want to publish the jailbreak

A jailbreak, which is only possible through visiting a website was, the IT security company Zerodium worth a million dollars. As far as the experts paid by own account on Twitter for the first fully functional jailbreak that is possible through visiting a website using the browser. The exploit apparently bypasses the safety technology from Apple.

Taig, the previously known jailbreak for iOS 9 was published in October. But in iOS 9.1, the vulnerability has been closed, which allowed the jailbreak. For this, however, the iPhone had to be connected via USB to the computer. With the new jailbreak function of visiting a website is sufficient to unlock the smartphone.

What will happen with the jailbreak for iOS 9.1, is not known. He will probably not be published, but offered to interested parties to buy. The company Zerodium did not comment it. According to their own presentation to customers include major corporations in the fields of armaments, technology and finance, and government organizations.

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