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Unc0ver updated to v8.0.2 with exploit reliability enhancements for A12 & A13 devices on iOS 14.6-14.8

Just yesterday, unc0ver Team lead developer Pwn20wnd updated the unc0ver jailbreak tool to v8.0.0 with official support for A12 & A13-equipped iPhones and iPads running iOS or iPadOS 14.6-14.8. It was trailed by a quick update to v8.0.1 to address issues on A12 handsets running iOS or iPadOS 14.6, but it seems that yet another update was released this Thursday evening in the form of version 8.0.2.

Unc0ver jailbreak updated to v8.0.1 to fix “unsupported” error for A12 handsets running iOS 14.6

Pwn20wnd surprised us all after launching unc0ver v8.0.0 Wednesday afternoon with support for A12 & A13-equipped devices running iOS & iPadOS 14.6-14.8. However, soon after trying the updated jailbreak for the first time, users of A12-equipped handsets on iOS or iPadOS 14.6 began reporting how their device registered as “unsupported” by the unc0ver jailbreak app.

Ian Beer publishes extensive write-up on FORCEDENTRY zero-click iMessage exploit used by NSO Group in Pegasus spyware

The iOS & iPadOS 14.8 update that Apple launched in mid-September was more than just a feature update. It also encompassed a fix for a considerably dangerous zero-click iMessage exploit dubbed FORCEDENTRY (CVE-2021-30860) that was being actively exploited by Israel’s NSO Group to target and surveil activists, journalists, and other high-profile occupations.