Apple confirms iOS source code got leaked on GitHub

iOS 11.3 will let iPhone users switch off Apple's performance throttling 'feature'

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These devices may no longer use the leaked code. The codes have since been removed after Apple asked for it claiming that it is proprietary material and is not meant for open circulation on the web.

Motherboard quoted Jonathan Levin, an author of numerous books on iOS and macOS system programming, saying it was the biggest leak in Apple's history, and he's not far wrong.

"While having access to source code does make it easier to find vulnerabilities, many iOS jailbreaks over the years have proved that it is not necessary".

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House Democratic leaders opposed the measure - arguing it should resolve the plight of Dreamers - but not with all their might. The Senate is expected to take a procedural vote on the continuing resolution (CR) / budget agreement at approximately 1 a.m.

It said it always encouraged customers to keep up to date with operating system upgrades.

Earlier this week, a portion of iOS source code was posted online to GitHub, and in an interesting twist, a new report from Motherboard reveals that the code was originally leaked by a former Apple intern. Arxan Technologies VP of product, Rusty Carter says iBoot's leak could potentially allow hackers to find security holes in the smartphone, enabling them to analyse Apple's code, replicating and manipulating it for malicious objective. Bugs in the iOS boot process are the most valuable ones to be covered by the company's bug bounty program, receiving a maximum payout of $200,000. There are no details on how ZioShiba got the iBoot source code, but after seeing it, we're certain it's the real deal. First off, believe it or not, there are a ton of users out there who own Apple devices that are more than three years old; MacWorld says that almost 95% of Apple customers use older versions of iOS.

While the leak just gained mainstream attention this week, the code has been floating around for a while.

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The iBoot source code could also enable programmers to eventually find a way to emulate iOS on devices other than iPhones and iPads, which would be a big thorn in Apple's closed ecosystem approach.

The original Apple employee did not respond to our request for comment and said through his friend that he did not now want to talk about it because he signed a non-disclosure agreement with Apple. The iPhone maker has also confirmed the code posted at GitHub is real indeed, but it isn't clear yet as to how it got leaked or who is responsible for it either.

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