For example, iBoot runs when the iPhone transitions from a black screen to a white screen and then the iOS home screen.
Apple has bad news for their more than 700 million iPhone users around the globe. The leak was for a critical part of the operating system, dubbed iBoot, which starts up the system on an iPhone when a user turns it on. That employee was apparently encouraged by friends from the Jailbreaking community to pull source code and internal tools from Apple's servers.
What makes this is so interesting - and potentially frightening - is that security researchers and hackers alike will scan through the code to try and find inherent flaws in it. Besides, it also ensures the device is running code that has been validated by Apple.
"Old source code from three years ago appears to have been leaked, but by design the security of our products doesn't depend on the secrecy of our source code", Apple said in a statement provided to TechNewsWorld by spokesperson Fred Sainz.
Both of our sources say they believe that someone not associated with the original leak ultimately posted it on GitHub: "What leaked yesterday isn't even the full leak really". Also, the reason this code is so vital as it is responsible for starting up an iOS device, or in other words, loads iOS in the first place each time the device is turned on. However, it being an inherent software engineering process where existing codes have always originated or have evolved from codes in the past, hacking or such misadventure owing to the leak can't be ruled out entirely.
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iBoot is extremely important for Apple products's security. "This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form, in whole or in part, without the express written permission of Apple Inc".
Apple countered suggestions that it was a huge security issue, arguing that few people - if indeed any at all - would be affected by iBoot's leaking.
Since the code that was leaked handles loading the OS, the bugs can be used for anything from enabling jailbreaks to loading something prior to the OS, Gorenc noted.
Since the posted version was from iOS 9, it's likely that Apple has additionally made major alterations to the way iBoot works since.
After the first leak incident, Motherboard, a media outlet, anonymously got in touch with one of the five friends who first accessed the code.
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