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iOS 8 beta jailbreak efforts are off to a promising start

04
Jun
2014

Now that Apple has released the first iOS 8 beta version, some developers have started work on jailbreaking the new mobile operating system, with well-known iOS hacker i0n1c having already revealed that an iOS 8 jailbreak may be possible. Since the iOS 7 jailbreak, which Apple patched in iOS 7.1, hackers have not released a new untethered jailbreak, likely waiting for Apple to launch iOS 8 rather than revealing the new exploits used to jailbreak iOS 7.1.1. Of note, i0n1c recently showed us that jailbreaking iOS 7.1.1 on 2013 Apple devices is possible. I0n1c on Monday tweeted that “initial tests show that iOS 8 beta does not fix anything,” likely referring to his recent iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak. “Dumped kernel fine, but code changed and

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