Is It Possible to Jailbreak iOS 9 with Taig or Pangu?

With the new mobile firmware update a lot of Apple users wonder about iOS 9 jailbreak update and well-known hacker’s teams speak about this important issue. Is it possible to jailbreak iOS 9? Are there any new vulnerabilities found by TaiG, Pangu or PP jailbreak groups? Can you untether your iOS 9 iPhone or iPad today?

As the document presented by Apple notes the company patched the iOS 9 vulnerability found by hackers and use for jailbreaking iOS 8 version. This means that iOS is not jailbreakable right now. The famous ‘fruit’ giant already credited both TaiG and Pangu for finding the security exploit in iOS 9 version. You can guess that this flaw is already patched.

The iPhone maker managed to kill the holes in the code and fixed the issues that could be used for jailbreaking iOS 9 today. It can take hackers a few weeks or even months to find the new solution and discover new vulnerabilities in the 2015 mobile firmware version. If this happens soon – we might be able to get the iOS 9 jailbreak this fall.

It could also happen that jailbreaking teams create a working tool in the end of September or early October. One developer [iH8sn0w] hs already proved that iOS 9 can be jailbroken. He demonstrated his solution on video but is not planning to make the program public. Could iH8sn0w share the exploit with Pangu, TaiG or PP Jailbreak? We don’t know but the jailbreaking community surely exchanges opinions and ideas and this might also happen.

Are you looking for the iOS 9 jailbreak availability or do you like all the features present in iOS 9 and don’t want to customize this system?


iOS 9 Jailbreak Pangu Report about Kernel Vulnerabilities

Will there be iOS 9 jailbreak tools once this firmware becomes public? Famous Pangu team of hackers who found exploits in iOS 8.4.1 code talk about the upcoming platform and voice their most recent discoveries.

The news isn’t too reassuring at the moment because it mentions iOS 9 jailbreak impossible state. Pangu demoed iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak earlier this year and they believed the program would also support iOS 9 version however Apple is believed to already patch the vulnerabilities the Chinese hackers were using.

iOS 9 jailbreak Pangu option might be still available once Apple releases the firmware upgrade. It could take some time for hackers to find new exploits and kernel vulnerabilities in the Cupertino-based company’s code.

Pangu published an online report where the team mentions some of the kernel vulnerabilities it discovered in iOS 8.4.1 code. According to hackers, this code has a bad quality. Apple has reportedly patched all the holes in iOS 9 mobile firmware code. If this is true the jailbreak tool developed by Pangu couldn’t be used on the upcoming version of iPhone and iPad OS.

Will there be iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak release? Hackers could present it if it happens that the program doesn’t support next operating system.

The news published by Pangu states that at least two of the three kernel vulnerabilities found in 8.4.1 code are already patched in iOS 9 beta. The final launch of this next mobile platform is planned for this or next week. This version will be pre-installed on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus that should feature special 3D Touch screen with Force Touch technology, better cameras, more RAM, improved battery, maybe new rose gold color and other specs.

Are you impatiently waiting for iOS 9 untethered jailbreak or would it be enough of the stock Apple features that arrive with this update?


iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak Pangu Demo Shown

Right now iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak Pangu is not available to public yet. The teams of hackers from China are working on finding new exploits and untethering the most recent iPhone firmware released by Apple and they even showed the demo version to users already.

Thus, iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak demo is reportedly created by Pangu hackers. We know that both Pangu and TaiG cannot support 8.4.1 version right now. Apple patched the exploits used in these two programs and users cannot run the tools on the most recent public operating system updated for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users.

It seems that everyone who attended HackPwn2015 conference in Shanghai last week saw the iOS 8.4.1 demo jailbreak running on iPhone 6. It was presented by Pangu group of hackers. The team also shared information on Weibo account however it assures that iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak won’t become public right away because everyone is waiting for iOS 9 update. This would be the major firmware upgrade and if Pangu iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak becomes available before this release Apple could patch the new exploits and make iOS 9 jailbreak impossible for a while.

TaiG group of hackers doesn’t update users about their search for new exploits. These guys might be also finding new holes in Apple code and also waiting for the 9 version public release before offering any new programs to public.

If you have already installed iOS 8.4.1 on your iDevice you can no longer downgrade to 8.4 since Apple stopped signing this version. All you can do is wait for the new untether programs to be launched this fall and jailbreak either 8.4.1 or the new iOS 9 mobile firmware when the new tools become available to ordinary users.

What firmware version are you running now? Have you upgraded to iOS 8.4.1 or are you still using previous iOS 8 or even earlier iOS 7 platform?


Pangu Is Coming To Release Jailbreak For iOS 8.3

Recent reports tell about Pangu jailbreak iOS 8.3 release and that the team has also announced that a number of its famous members will participate in this year’s Black Hat USA conference. This conference has been held annually in Las Vegas for the last eighteen years and it intended for the InfoSec community.

Just a day ago in the web appeared another Chinese group ‘Keen Team’ that stated that it is currently working on an iOS 9 jailbreak with support from the Pangu Team. So it is expected that Pangu jailbreak iOS 8.3 release could come very soon.

At the MOSEC security conference in Shanghai Pangu team has recently demonstrated an iOS 8.3 jailbreak. And this August conference excellent playground for the Chinese team to discuss the Apple’s iOS security design in greater detail.

Pangu team members

Without speaking it is understandable that now a major attention will be focused on iOS 9, considering the fact that it was officially introduced during Apple’s WWDC 2015 keynote earlier this week.

What is more recent reports state that another famous team in the jailbreak scene TaiG has claimed that currently they focus on an iOS 9 jailbreak, paying no intention on an iOS 8.3 or iOS 8.4 jailbreak solution release.

In its turn Pangu Team currently puts all of its collective efforts on iOS 8.3/8.4 and will discuss the security of the current-generation firmware in a talk that is titled “Review and Exploit Neglected Attack Surfaces in iOS 8“.

The two-day Black Hat USA conference will be held in Las Vegas during August 5-6 and will feature the talk presented by Pangu Team members Tielei Wang, Hao Xu, and Xiaobo Chen. The presentation is aimed primarily at the experienced InfoSec community and will likely go immediately over the head of average iOS device users.


Pangu Jailbreak Team Tired of Criticism and Responds to It

We haven’t heard from Pangu jailbreak team for a long while. This group of hackers from China were the first to release Pangu iOS 8 jailbreak that worked on firmwares up to 8.1.1. Then they disappeared from the view of iPhone and iPad users as other teams, TaiG and PP Jailbreak, worked on the new exploits and updated the programs to support iOS 8.1.2 and earlier versions.

The Pangu jailbreak news we’ve got relate to what happened to the hackers since June. According to Pangu, they got a lot of letters they want to reply to in order to clarify ‘rumors and vilifications’ addressed to the team.

Firstly, hackers say they never purchased vulnerabilities for Pangu 7 jailbreak. They say they used the Stefan Esser’s kernel at first and saved their own vulnerabilities for later updates. As soon as Esser criticized this step, Pangu updated their jailbreak solution using the exploits they found on their own.

Secondly, Pangu team of hackers got the sponsorship for the jailbreak they created. This included money for software testing and servers maintenance, but ‘this hasn’t been $1 million’ as promised, they assure.

Thirdly, the team says it did use expired enterprise certificates along with the ones their fans donated but it never stole them, the Chinese hackers insist.

At last but not least, the team thanks Saurik who developed Cydia for helping with Pangu jailbreak tool working on iOS 8 platform.

As for the knowledge they gained, hackers say they are planning to represent their techniques and tools at security conferences. They also promise to contribute to the jailbreaking community in the future, but they don’t specify how.


iOS 8 Hackers to Attend March Mobile Security Summit 2015

The famous Worldwide Jailbreak Convention also known as JailbreakCon has its dubbed version called MSS. This Chinese Mobile Security Summit 2015 will take place on March 27. A lot of hackers are planning to attend this forum that is organized in Beijing.

What names are attracted by the upcoming iOS 8 hackers forum? We’ve heard that Chronic, Comex, Pimskeks, P0sixninja and others are going to appear at this summit. This information has been confirmed by them, as each hacker is planning to talk during the event.

Who organizes MSS? You know them, as these guys stood behind the second iOS 8 jailbreak that followed PanGu. We mean TaiG group whose solution supported all versions of mobile firmware 8 until iOS 8.1.3 and 8.2 were launched. Apple patched the exploits used by TaiG team in these two releases.

The MMS announcement has been already made. It adds well-known hackers as ‘panelists’ but they are still going to talk about the security and anatomy of jailbreaking.

Can such a big summit with so many professionals lead to iOS 8.2 jailbreak release? No one can tell you for sure if they have such plans. The Cupertino-based company made it really hard to untether its mobile firmware, even though TaiG believes that the jailbreak can be done.

Anyways, the big event is to be opened by Xie Lei who is TaiG CEO. We’ll follow the news and report of any developments that could follow such a big hackers’ meeting.

P.S. German hackers managed to break the security of iPhone Touch ID. They have also shared the unlock video with users.


Relase Date Of iOS 8.1.3 Jailbreak Is Unknown

iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak launch date is expected by users who have already updated their devices to the latest iOS version and want to jailbreak it. As it became known today that Pangu, TaiG and PP jailbreak exploits for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has been patched by Cupertino giant with the this iOS 8.1.3 firmware release.

Those user who have been jailbreaking for a while now, they already know all the rules that concern any new build of iOS. It can be used until it will be deemed safe by an established, knowledgeable person of the jailbreaking community. But for the suggestion of those less famous jailbreakers, you must not update to iOS 8.1.3.

Together with iOS 8.1.3 release Cupertino company has patched most of the exploits. And now Pangu8, TaiG and PP jailbreaks need to do the new jailbreak. To cut the long story short, if you plan to jailbreak your device then it’s highly advised that you do not hurry with the iOS 8.1.3 update at any way.

Apple company, in its support article, has described all the exploits that has been patched in iOS 8.1.3, and even went on record to name the Pangu and TaiG teams for utilizing them. Apart from the aforementioned information, Apple has also patched exploits discovered by i0n1c (aka Stefan Esser).

If you has version of iOS 8 or even iOS 7 on your device and have been thinking about jailbreak and the jump to iOS 8.1.2, then you still can do since it’s currently being signed by Apple. In case you’ve updated to the latest iOS version already then you can downgrade using iTunes, as iOS 8.1.3 jailbreak launch date is still unknown.


iOS 8.1.1 Jailbreak TaiG Updated to Version 1.1.0

Since Pangu team from China was the first to introduce the untether jailbreak for iOS 8 which Apple released in September, there are still a lot of people who are searching for iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak Pangu utility. Sadly, this particular jailbreak tool doesn’t support this firmware because Apple patched its exploits when it updated mobile firmware to version 8.1.1.

Still there is another Chinese jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 iPad and iPhone program that works great on this OS. It is called TaiG and famous U.S. hackers have already confirmed that users are safe to use the utility. This news can make you smile, especially if you wanted to untether jailbreak your 8.1.1 iDevice right away.

You can surely keep waiting for Pangu update but no one knows how long it might take these hackers to upgrade their solution. You have an alternative solution. Just run iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak TaiG which was recently update to version 1.1.0.

According to hackers, their 1.1.0 update solves the problem with sandbox. It used to generate redundant data but no longer does so once you download the new release.

Everyone who already jailbroken with previous TaiG versions can simply download and install TaiG 8.0-8.1.1 untether package that is available on Cydia, repo and fix the problem this way. It is cool that you do not have to re-jailbreak and go through the whole procedure [even though it is pretty short] once again.

It is really awesome that this year iOS 8, 8.1 and 8.1.1 were all jailbroken soon after Apple presented the new firmwares to public. Last year it took hackers several months before they were able to develop a solution. This year everything is simpler for end users.


MuscleNerd Granted That iOS 8.1.1 TaiG Jailbreak Is Secure To Use

iOS 8.1.1 TaiG jailbreak is secure to use. It is a good news for user who falter to do the TaiG jailbreak or not. Especially, consider that fact that this Chinese company run a pirated app store in China. But on the 1-st of December the famous hacker MuscleNerd also the jailbreak movement leader has granted that TaiG’s jailbreak tool is save to use.

TaiG came out of nowhere with iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak release tool this weekend. And of course many users, didn’t know anything about this company and preferred to wait until some of well-known hackers could observe the tool package.

Before the MuscleNerd’ approval it was recommended for user to proceed TaiG jailbreak with caution, because this is the first time when TaiG company has launched a jailbreak. But MuscleNerd, member of the evad3rs team has confirmed that the TaiG jailbreak is really safe and contains nothing “too unsettling.”

ios 8.1.1 taig jailbreak is secure to use

Here are few MuscleNerd’s tweets. He vouched for the TaiG jailbreak safety. Especially, after he opened the floodgates to the masses. Check the information below.

MuscleNerd also added that the untether “is much more transparent than Pangu,” which is always a good thing to read. So if you falter whether to jailbreak your iOS 8.1.1 or iOS 8.2 beta device or not, now with no fear you can do it, as iOS 8.1.1 TaiG jailbreak is secure to use.

MuscleNerd mentioned that the “light device fingerprinting” is not a main concern as such, and given the consensus of the wider jailbreaking world. He added that TiaG is as seamless a jailbreak as we’ve had so far. So, respect to the TiaG team for coming through with its untethered break so fast once more.


Apple Patched iOS 8.1.1 Pangu Jailbreak Security Flaws

The Apple company has launched the new iOS 8.1.1 update to public with performance improvements and bug fixes. To improve system stability this release also came with some security fixes that include patching exploits. These means Pangu team used for its iOS 8-8.1 Jailbreak.

Regretfully, the Pangu team confirmed iOS 8.1.1 update blocks the Pangu jailbreak. Apple company pointed this statement as well.

Three security patches are listed in iOS 8.1.1 update, and are related to unsigned code execution. Also the list includes credits @PanguTeam for discovering security patches.

The exploits are: the kernel, dyld, and sandbox profiles.

There is another security fix in the iOS 8.1.1 update. It is a privacy loophole. It allows an unauthorized user from the lock screen view and send photos.

Look through the details about the vulnerabilities:

Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later
Impact: A local user may be able to execute unsigned code
Description: A state management issue existed in the handling of Mach-O executable files with overlapping segments. This issue was addressed through improved validation of segment sizes.

CVE-2014-4455 : @PanguTeam
Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later
Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of certain metadata fields of IOSharedDataQueue objects. This issue was addressed through relocation of the metadata.

CVE-2014-4461 : @PanguTeam
Sandbox Profiles
Available for: iPhone 4s and later, iPod touch (5th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later
Impact: A malicious application may be able to launch arbitrary binaries on a trusted device
Description: A permissions issue existed with the debugging functionality for iOS that allowed the spawning of applications on trusted devices that were not being debugged. This was addressed by changes to debugserver’s sandbox.

CVE-2014-4457 : @PanguTeam

All of us have to wait so time for Pangu’s Team iOS 8.1.1 jailbreak after they explored all exploits. Please note that owners of jailbreaken devices should not to do iOS 8.1.1 upgrade and be very attentive installing jailbreak tweaks.