Is Pangu iOS 9.3.3 jailbreaking tool responsible for hacking iOS accounts?

iOS jailbreaking is the process of removing software restrictions imposed by iOS, Apple’s operating system, on devices running it through the use of software exploits.
iOS jailbreaking is the process of removing software restrictions imposed by iOS, Apple’s operating system, on devices running it through the use of software exploits.
iOS Pangu jailbreak team is facing dire accusations of breaching personal accounts from users through its jailbreaking tool. The accusations started streaming shortly after the release of the current iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak.
The allegations included claims where one of the download sources for the Chinese version, the 25PP company, demanded the use of the tool PPHelper. The source also required the Cydia Impactor for the English version of the tool released by Pangu.

Up to now, however, there has not been any proven correlation between the hacks and the Chinese version of Pangu jailbreak as most users based the accusations on the stereotype of Chinese software. The creator of Cydia has, since then, shown support for Pangu and affirmed doubt on 25PP.
According to Slash Gear, it is highly likely that the euphoria was premature following reports from iOS 9.3.3 jailbreakers who discovered several cases of unauthorized access to critical personal information such as PayPal accounts, credit cards, and Facebook. Apparently, most of the unauthorized accesses were traced back to Taiwan, Vietnam, and China, all of which could be the result of proxies.
The Pangu team has responded to the claims on their Twitter account, denying all possible links to the wrongdoings, as well as those pointed towards 25PP. The renown jailbreak team also showed disappointment to the alleged charges and assured users that it will look into the problem.

Subsequently, Pangu has released an easy-to-use version of the tool in question, which can get accessed via its website. Users have been advised to restore their devices to wipe original jailbreaks and, then, use the new tool to jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 again, so as to guarantee the safety of their accounts.
Members of the Pangu team have, further, created and registered an authentic Reddit account where they added their thoughts on the matter. In the meantime, Pangu fans claim that they trust the team since it has released numerous jailbreaking tools in the past without compromising privacy and security of iOS devices.
The possibility of security breaches with iOS jailbreak 9.3.3 cannot, yet, get dismissed although some jailbreakers think that the issue possibly grew out the software that the original Chinese version came with, and which may not have been under the total control of the Pangu team itself.

Source: http://en.yibada.com/articles/147793/20160802/pangu-ios-9-3-3-jailbreak-ios-jailbreak-ios-jailbreak-security-breach-jailbreak-release.htm

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