The hacker group The Odyssey Team has announcement an upcoming jailbreak tool called “Cheyote” that will work with devices running iOS 15 for the first time.

Share news on Redditone of the developers involved with the tool said that the jailbreak itself is “making good progress” and should be rolling out to the jailbreaking community in the near future.

If the claims are true, it would mean that some of Apple’s latest devices like the iPhone 13 series and iPad mini 6 will be able to be jailbroken for the first time, although there are still some limitations to be had with the versions of the device. operating system.

According to the developers, the Cheyote tool will initially only work with iOS 15.0 through iOS 15.1.1, which was released in November last year. The group says it will continue to work to support versions up to iOS 15.4.1, but it will likely take some time, as Apple has made the jailbreaking process much more difficult in recent versions of its operating system. mobile operation.

While jailbreaking removes restrictions and allows iOS device users to modify software and sideload apps, it is a violation of Apple’s End User License Agreement that every iOS user agrees to. While not illegal in the United States, due to an exemption from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, jailbreaking also technically voids a device’s warranty coverage.

Apple’s cat-and-mouse game with the jailbreaking community has been going on for over a decade, with advancements in iOS security and the extra customization built into Apple’s software having diminished interest in jailbreaking in recent years. years.

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