As you already know, Luca Todesco is now back to the jailbreak scene. Here’s what the young hacker has been up to, of late.
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Luca hacks iOS 11 shellcode
Luca Todesco, the developer of Yalu jailbreak, has just teased a new exploit on Twitter. Here’s the tweet he posted on his official Twitter handle.
This shit ain’t rappin pic.twitter.com/TZxd53SdT7
— qwertyoruiop (@qwertyoruiopz) September 2, 2017
By the looks of it, the application shown in the tweet seems to be running a “shellcode” exploit.
The “shellcode ran?!” alert hints that the shellcode has been successfully exploited.
For the uninitiated, the shellcode is a set of machine instructions that can be executed when a hacker breaks into an application.
Is an iOS 11 jailbreak inbound?
Maybe, maybe not – no one can really confirm anything at this point. Luca has already said he will never ever release a public jailbreak again.
However, he still keeps hacking and exploiting iOS devices and who knows he just might release a new jailbreak soon.
As far as this new exploit is concerned, it is still a far cry from a proper jailbreak. It’s simply a WebKit eSignal Formula Script (EFS) bug that is relatively less powerful than other high-level exploits.
That said, a hacker can utilize it to develop a browser-based online jailbreak tool like JailbreakMe. This way we won’t need to use a computer to sign the jailbreak app every 7 days to keep the jailbreak functional.
Apart from that, we would also require a powerful iOS 11 exploit.
What do you think – will we get an iOS 11 jailbreak soon? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
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