The suggestion is that Apple has negelected to encrypt iOS 10 kernel in bid to encourage hackers to find security flaws The developer preview of iOS 10 has an unencrypted kernel according to security experts, leading to speculation as to whether this was an intentional decision from Apple in a bid to shore up the security of its mobile operating system. The lack of encryption, as has been standard with previous versions of iOS, has meant many pieces of code have been made available to developers, researchers – and cybercriminals for the first time. This doesn’t mean the security of iOS has been compromised, but finding weaknesses should be a lot easier.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: TechWeekEurope