A few days after releasing AltServer v1.5 with support for high-demand features such as multi-device support, AltJIT compilation, and direct app slideloading, among other things, the AltStore team is back at it again this Friday morning with yet another captivating update.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) adds a middleman between you and the end server in an internet connection, acting as a relay that helps enhance your privacy. It does this by cloaking your real location, and in many cases, encrypting your internet traffic to prevent snoopers from seeing what you’re doing as you browse the web.
AltServer, the program used on macOS and Windows to sideload apps via the AltStore application for iOS & iPadOS, was updated to version 1.5 this Tuesday afternoon with some notable changes.
Just last year, SakuRα Development released kok3shi, a semi-untethered jailbreak tool for 64-bit iOS 9.3.2-9.3.5 devices. Over time, this particular jailbreak has received a bevy of tiny updates, but one launched just today appears to be particularly substantial.
Prospective jailbreakers on iOS & iPadOS 15 have been biting their nails and waiting for what’s expected to be a rootless jailbreak from the Odyssey Team. But even as development continues, security researchers are still dropping kernel exploits.
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.
The Odyssey Team has released an updated version of the iOS & iPadOS 14-centric Taurine jailbreak tool this Sunday morning, officially bringing it up to version 1.1.3.
Things got rather emotional in the #jailbreak section of the Sileo / Taurine / Odyssey Discord channel over the weekend after Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar appeared to lay out a roadmap of their plans for the upcoming iOS & iPadOS 15 jailbreak, including what appeared to be a mention that it would be the final jailbreak that CoolStar contributes to.
All the hubbub lately surrounding kernel vulnerabilities for the iPhone and iPad has been in relation to the now-turned kernel exploit for iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1. But a fresh announcement shared Wednesday afternoon to Twitter by @Synacktiv is turning quite a few heads.
Ever since a kernel-level exploit for iPhones and iPads running iOS & iPadOS 15.0-15.1.1 officially dropped, major players of the jailbreak community have been looking into the feasibility of incorporating it into a public jailbreak. Odyssey Team lead developer CoolStar was among one of the first to publicly acknowledge this, however they also warned about how changes made under the hood would make jailbreaking later firmware on A12 and newer devices more of a challenge.
It’s not very often that we bear witness of jailbreak add-ons made especially for Apple Pay, but that’s exactly what you can expect from an upcoming released dubbed Sydney by iOS developer bank5ia.
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.