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iPhone 7 Already Jailbroken but Still You Can’t Have the Hack

Sale of iPhone 7 was started around a week ago, and already the hackers have jailbroken it. Photos that are posted on the Twitter is showing Cydia, home of the jailbreak apps as well as tweaks, installed on the device that is running iOS 10.0.1.

Apple left the kernel unencrypted, while rolling out the early iOS 10 beta versions in trying to find as well as fix vulnerabilities quickly. But it looks like that the company could not remove all the vulnerabilities, before iOS 10 was available to public for the first time during last week.

The 19-year-old hacker was able to find out how to circumvent security as well as restrictions of the phone, jailbreaking a new iPhone 7 that is running iOS 10, and successfully taking complete control of the phone, which allows the hacker to install the apps yet to be approved by the Apple. Motherboard.vice.com posted on September 22nd, 2016, that the teenage hacker namely Luca Todesco, also known as qwertyoruiop online, has taken advantage of a series of bugs he found and exploited. He also said that he has only taken 24 hours to do it all.

Bad news is Tedesco most probably developed the jailbreak only for his personal use, and thus it is not available to public. Although this may disappoint several users, it is not as awful as it appears: it's a clear fact now that the jailbreak has been developed already and thus it has been proved that it is possible to jailbreak iPhone 7. Therefore, it may be only a matter of time when someone else also develops it.

The jailbreaking concept to some extent diminished in popularity in recent years, although it is still a thriving community of developers. Developers effectively jailbroke the iOS 9.3.3 in the early part of this year, but Apple quickly patched the vulnerability and then the company stopped signing this iOS version.

As Apple is already beta testing the iOS 10.1, the update may path vulnerability that is used by the Tedesco, although Tedesco is yet to decide whether he is submitting the vulnerability to bounty program of Apple.

However, this has been still an encouraging development. If Tedesco can jailbreak iPhone 7 so fast, this released latest jailbreak for iOS 9, to develop a hack for everyone.

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