Apple dispels security concerns regarding leaked iOS 9 source code

“Biggest iPhone Code Leak?” — Source Code Of The Most Critical Part Of iOS Dumped On GitHub

Of course, that didn't stop Apple from issuing a takedown notice and having the code removed as quickly as it could, but the company makes it sound like iOS device owners don't have anything to worry about. However, with the code being in the open, jailbreaking the device and finding vulnerabilities will be easier for those who are interested in finding flaws in the operating system. Technical researchers will likely dig into and find vulnerabilities in the code before criminals do, especially as Apple has a "bug bounty" out that gives researchers $200,000 a pop for any bugs they find in bootloaders. However, the boot process iPhone source code contained in iBoot has remained private until recently.

Though iPhone users are not at immediate risk following the leak, security experts have warned that hackers could develop ways to recreate the code and alter it for their own malicious purposes in the future.

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'It's a huge deal, ' Jonathan Levin, who writes books about iOS system programming, said in an interview with Motherboard.

The original leaker of this information is unknown, but sources have suggested that the first, or one of the first places this was posted was the post list of Reddit user u/apple_internals - other than GitHub, that is to say.

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According to Motherboard, a few hours after the story broke, Apple sent a DMCA legal notice demanding GitHub take down the iBoot code. Calling it the iOS version of BIOS, it essentially verifies that a legit build of iOS is present. Additionally, Apple may have accidentally confirmed the validity of the code itself. Further, he added that the leaked code matches with the portion he reverse engineered himself in the past.

Apple is famous for keeping its code secret, but this leak might result in some headaches for the Cupertino tech giant.

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The new iOS leak isn't even that new, The Register noted today, as it's been "quietly doing the rounds between security researchers and device jailbreakers on Reddit for four or so months, if not longer". This source code leak could change all that, though. It's likely we'll see some changes in the source code moving forward in order to address some of the damage that is now possible at the hands of enterprising hackers.

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