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GitHub seems like an odd place to post this kind of thing. I would have expected an IPFS link, or an I2P torrent, or something like that.


The article says that it was first posted on Reddit, but nobody noticed for a while. The Github copy is almost certainly a repost, by a different author than the original leak.

"This source code first surfaced last year, posted by a Reddit user called “apple_internals” on the Jailbreak subreddit. That post didn’t get much attention since the user was new and didn’t have enough Reddit karma; the post was quickly buried. Its new availability on GitHub..."


This is the original Reddit post from Sep 22, 2017: https://www.reddit.com/r/jailbreak/comments/71p5qs/newsiboot...


There’s lots of stolen shit on github, including (as of a few months ago) the Windows 2k3 kernel.

I’m not surprised by this leak. I am surprised more people aren’t aware of this.




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