Apple downplays iBoot source code leak, says updated iPhones are secure by design
Posted on: 02/09/2018 10:29 AM

9to5Mac reports that Apple has shot down the significance of an apparent source code leak for the iPhones iBoot bootloader which loads the operating system.

Apple downplays iBoot source code leak, says updated iPhones are secure by design


Motherboard reported the leak last night after what appeared to be source code for iBoot was posted publicly online. Apple issued a takedown notice on the posted code overnight which likely confirms the code was indeed leaked, although it was accessible for hours before being taken down.

Now Apple has officially responded to the potential security risk with a statement shared by CNET



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