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Submission + - Apple quietly drops iOS jailbreak detection API (

bednarz writes: "Apple has disabled, without explanation, a jailbreak detection API in iOS less than six months after introducing it. Device management vendors say the reasons for the decision are a mystery, but insist they can use alternatives to discover if an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad has been modified so they can load and alter applications outside of Apple's iTunes-based App Store."
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Apple quietly drops iOS jailbreak detection API

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