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iOS 14 jailbreak available for older devices; some newer ones likely

An iOS 14 jailbreak is now available for older devices, and the team says that it will likely support some newer ones soon …

An iOS 14 jailbreak is now available for older devices, and the team says that it will likely support some newer ones soon.

It’s from the team behind the ‘unpatchable’ checkm8 exploit which enabled a jailbreak for almost every iPhone from the iPhone 5s to the iPhone X …

The previous checkra1n jailbreak was based on a hardware vulnerability found in almost every Apple A-series CPU up to A11 Bionic chip. Since it was a hardware exploit, that made it impossible for Apple to patch with a software update, but the company did come up with a way to prevent installation on the A10 chip and later.

The earlier jailbreak was compatible with iOS 13, but the latest one works with iOS 14. It currently works with the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and SE – as well as a range of other devices listed below – but the team is optimistic that it will support the iPhone 7 soon. It is also attempting to make it work with the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

Today we’re releasing checkra1n 0.11.0 with support for iOS 14 on A9(X) devices and lower. For newer devices, we need more time to work around a new security mitigation. In iOS 14, Apple added a new mitigation to SEPOS on A10 and above (except on Apple TVs and iBridge): if the device was booted from DFU mode and the Secure Enclave receives a request to…

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