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Apple taunts jailbreak hackers by thanking them for making iOS 7.1 more secure

11
Mar
2014

It could be quite some time before Apple’s latest mobile software release, iOS 7.1, is jailbroken. And to make matters worse, Apple just had a bit of a laugh by taunting the team of hackers responsible for jailbreaking Apple’s previous mobile software version, iOS 7. “Jailbreaking” is a procedure that exploits security vulnerabilities identified in Apple’s iOS software and opens up the platform to unauthorized third-party apps. Each time hackers find a new vulnerability to exploit, however, Apple addresses it in a future update and leaves hackers searching for a new security hole. Such is the case in iOS 7.1, but Apple had a little extra fun this time around: It thanked the evad3rs jailbreaking team by name for finding several

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