One of the main questions raised in the wake of Monday’s demo of iOS 8 is whether Apple’s new mobile OS can be jailbroken. For one perspective on that, let’s tune into the latest tweets of known hacker and security researcher Stefan Esser.On Monday, Esser, aka i0n1c, tweeted his initial findings following his download of the iOS 8 beta: “Download finished. Initial tests show that iOS 8 beta does not fix anything. Dumped kernel fine, but code changed and patches are not found.”
A follow-up tweet noted: “I guess tomorrow I need a few hours in the office to fix the code and then the JB [jailbreak] should be iOS 8 beta compatible.” Another tweet posed the question of whether the Cydia software that lets users find and download apps for their jailbroken devices will run in iOS 8.
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