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Apple kernel security

By Shaun Nichols, 23 Jun 2016

Apple has confirmed it has left some parts of the iOS kernel open to third parties, but the Cupertino idiot tax racket says that the move will not compromise security.

A recent report from MIT Technology Review shows that Apple is okay with exposing some of the guts of its mobile OS if it allows third parties to find flaws and suggest patches.

"This is a gamble," said researcher and Reg friend Jonathan Zdziarski.

"But I can see the possible reason that Apple may have decided to make this wager." ®

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