Tool released to jailbreak iPhone and install Android OS

the iPhone

jailbroken beta version of the tool 'Sandcastle' that run the Android OS and (jailbreak) has been released.

Project Sandcastle

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Sandcastle can access the boot ROM of the old iPhone and install the Android OS on the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus using the tool `` checkra1n '' based on the jailbreak method that exploits the vulnerability of the boot ROM called `` Checkm 8 '' And that.

The following article details the vulnerability of the iPhone that Sandcastle uses.

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by William Hook

Sandcastle only supports the iPhone 7 series at the beta stage, and even if you run Android, you can not use cameras, Bluetooth, mobile communication etc. The functions supported at this stage can be confirmed from the table below.

According to 9to5mac, which reports Apple-related news, 'Sandcastle does not support many features, but it is still a great achievement at this stage. Not only does Sandcastle develop forensic research, but it also says' Temporarily activate a second OS. You can do that on your smartphone. ' He says that he can use it, 'I usually use iOS, but temporarily start Android OS, handle confidential information, restart after finishing and completely erase the partition'.

In addition, Corellium developing Sandcaslte has been sued by Apple.

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Sandcastle can be downloaded from the following, but 9to5mac wrote, 'It is obviously at your own risk. It is likely that there will be much more problems than normal jailbreak.'

Status — Project Sandcastle

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