Apple iPhone and iPad users are eagerly waiting to liberate their iOS 9-powered devices but the jailbreakers are having a hard time finding the vulnerability in the latest mobile OS. Apple started rolling out the latest iOS 9 software to users this month, complete with new features and notable improvements. The new iOS software is developed with intense care to keep out all the loopholes, which are essential to jailbreak the OS.
As a result, iPhone and iPad users running iOS 9 are forced to run the stock version of the software without being able to exercise freedom of doing anything they want. Renowned jailbreaking developers, including TaiG and Pangu, are yet to find a way to get inside iOS 9 software to serve a jailbreak.
The last jailbreak publicly available to users was iOS 8.4, which was developed by the prominent TaiG team. The Pangu team went a step ahead to finally release iOS 8.4.1 but the release of GM (Golden Master) build of iOS 9 patched several vulnerabilities used in the process, Redmond Pie reported.
In order to motivate developers to push through the solid obstacle of jailbreaking iOS 9, security firm Zerodium offered a huge bounty of $1 million. So far, only iH8sn0w, developer of popular jailbreak tools such as Sn0wbreeze, P0sixspwn and iFaith, has managed to get as far as jailbreaking the iOS 9 software.
The proof of iOS 9 jailbreak was shown by iH8sn0w in a YouTube video but there is no information as to when the liberating firmware will be available for public download. This certainly lights a ray of hope for those who think there will be no more jailbreaks for the upcoming iOS software.
In the mean time, Apple has seeded iOS 9.1 to testers and going by the jailbreaking trend, TaiG and Pangu might start working directly on the iOS 9.1 Jailbreak instead of the former software. It's only a matter of time until we finally get the next jailbreak, so patience is the only solace for now.