While the bulk of jailbreakers today, even prospective ones, are either using or waiting for modern jailbreak tools, it might be of interest to at least some in this community that there’s a new jailbreak in town called p0laris by @__spv for devices running iOS 9.
If you’ve sideloaded any apps or used a semi-untethered jailbreak at all in the past several years, then you’ve undoubtedly heard about or used AltStore and AltServer to install them.
Nearing around two weeks after security researcher @b1n4r1b01 published a working kernel exploit for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1 based on Brightiup’s CVE-2021-30955 kernel bug, another respected hacker now appears to be surfacing with an exploit release.
If you’ve been following the developments surrounding iOS & iPadOS security research lately, then there’s no way you could have missed Brightiup’s CVE-2021-30955 kernel bug for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1. Soon after the write-up, hackers and security researchers alike began making proof-of-concepts (PoCs), and later came the full-blown exploit from @b1n4r1b01.
Those closely following the iOS & iPadOS software security sector might remember an iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1 kernel bug write-up published by Kunlun Lab security researcher @realBrightiup just last week. A day later, Alibaba Security Pandora Lab security researcher @Peterpan980927 showed off a proof-of-concept (PoC) using that write-up as a template.
The Sileo Team on Friday updated the Sileo package manager app for jailbroken iOS & iPadOS handsets to version 2.3, introducing a slew of changes and enhancements for users.
AltServer and AltStore are a software duet that utilizes free or paid Apple Developer-enabled Apple IDs to sign and install apps outside of the App Store.
GitHub is an incredibly popular app among software developers. Not only does it host open-source software for other users view and download, but it makes the entire experience more social.
Much of the jailbreak community’s resources, including jailbreak tweaks and themes, have migrated to smaller third-party and developer-owned repositories over the past several years. This seemed to be a direct response to the shutdown and archival of the ModMyi and MacCiti & ZodTTD repositories, and was further exacerbated by the shutdown of the Cydia Store back in 2018.
If you happen to enjoy jailbreaking and have a deep appreciation for open-source software, then we’ve got some amazing news for you!
Not only are there several different jailbreak tools that the jailbreak community gets to pick from, but there is also a respectable variety of unique package managers that users can choose to use on their jailbreaks.
Jailbreakers using iOS or iPadOS 14.0-14.3 have long had the option of choosing between Taurine by the Odyssey Team or unc0ver by Pwn20wnd. But earlier in the year, a third option dubbed Manticore was being relentlessly teased.