Updated 12:24 AM EST, Sun, Nov 28, 2021

iOS 9 Jailbreak Download & News: Apple Introduces Rootless Technology to Stop Hackers

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Considering the many hacking incidents that happened last year, it's no wonder that tech companies are now investing on making their gadgets un-hackable. The International Business Times reported that jailbreaker Luca Todesco has finally broken into the iOS 8.4.1, not that too many are using that anymore, with the iOS 9 getting rolled out.

For Todesco and other hackers, there may be challenging news: Apple has introduced a "rootless" technology for the iOS 9, which breaks access to the iOS root -- meaning that no hacker can jailbreak into it anymore. So far, it seems to be working, too.

IBT noted that popular jailbreakers like TaiG, PanGu and others are finding it quite difficult to jailbreak the new system. As for now, it seems that the only way to jailbreak an iOS 9 gadget is Semi JB's partial jailbreak, which only allows to install the Cydia with limited functions.

Tem PanGu noted about the iOS 9 jailbreak attempt, "They have released the iOS 9 beta jailbreak for public. The Most popular jailbreak developer iH8sn0w released the demonstration video for iOS 9 beta jailbreak. We can expect that jailbreak method works for iOS 9.1 beta 1 also. However, any [sic] developer has not officially announced anything about iOS 9.1 beta jailbreak."

It's been established that it's too difficult to jailbreak into the iOS 9. In fact, that security firm Zerodium has put in a huge bounty for individuals and organizations who can jailbreak into the latest iOS. "The Million Dollar iOS 9 Bug Bounty" offers a total of $3 million for those who can come up with a jailbreak on Apple's iPhones and iPads.

A notice put up by the company read, "Apple's iOS is currently the most secure mobile OS. But don't be fooled, secure does not mean unbreakable, it just means that iOS has currently the highest cost and complexity of vulnerability exploitation and here's where the Million Dollar iOS 9 Bug Bounty comes into play."

It may be a while for anyone to get any of those millions, though. Yibada mentioned that it is likely that developers are more focused on jailbreaking into the more stable 8.4.1 iOS version, especially with Apple focusing on the new iOS 9, emphasizing on more stringent security to help guard the users from potential hacks and jailbreaks.

Do you think someone could hack into the unhackable iOS 9, or will Apple be successful in creating an unhackable iOS system? If it's the latter, would you be upgrading to the iOS 9 for its security feature alone?

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