Hacker claims iboot exploit new method for Apple A5 SOC




A hacker claims to have found that could be used on all Apple hardware with an A5 or A5X processor. Uses a new iboot exploit It is possible that the exploit can also be used to A6 and A7 processors from Apple.

Apple logo Hacker iH8sn0w, previously involved in a number of jailbreaks for iOS devices, reports on Twitter that he has discovered in devices with an A5 or A5X soc. iboot exploit a new The A5 processor used in the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, Apple TV 3G, iPod touch 5g and the iPad Mini, while the A5X soc is found in the iPad 3. IH8sn0w has also published an AES key from the A5-soc.

According to the hacker, the iboot exploit not a software update by Apple to close and this means in practice that all Apple hardware with an A5 or A5X soc will always be cracked. Also, it is a so-called untethered exploit that remains available after a restart of the phone or smartphone. Nevertheless iH8sn0w says not to publish. New method Not only would the exploit complex to carry out the hacker wants to keep secret the method in the future to look for new vulnerabilities in order to crack iOS.

It is still unclear whether the exploit is also applicable to A6 and A7 socs. IH8sn0w says still wanting to investigate. Incidentally, there is the Evad3rs team a jailbreak in December released for iOS 7.

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