iPhone 5s with iOS 8.3
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To make future editions iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 more secure than ever, Apple seems to be working really hard. A report in 9to5mac says the upcoming smartphone OS will equip number of new security features including rootless, Trusted Wi-Fi and more.

The report describes the rootless security system as a major kernel level feature that will be visible in both the future editions. The Rootless will increase the safety extensions, preserve the security of sensitive data and also prevent malware.

For added protection, the feature will also prevent administrative level users from using certain system protected files on the device. It implies Apple is working on limiting the Administration rights on iOS system. If Apple becomes successful in the initiative, the feature is definitely going to challenge the hackers and the Jailbreakers potential in the future.

The rootless security feature might also block the root apps and exploits so that Cydia and iFile tweaks won't be able to access the root of the systems.

Apart from iOS, the feature will also be installed on OS X.

For preventing the Jailbreakers, Apple has been consistently patching vulnerabilities for quite some time now. In iOS 8.2, Apple successfully patched CVE-2015-1062 alias MobileStorageMounter to block TaiG from developing further Jailbreaks. With iOS 8.3, Apple has successfully patched 39 more vulnerabilities, including the CVE-2015-1087, to prevent TaiG again.

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