Apple halts iOS 14.3 signing following iOS 14.4 release

Apple on Tuesday stopped signing code for iOS 14.3, effectively barring users from downgrading to the older operating system.

iOS 14The halt comes a week after Apple released iOS 14.4 with a handful of new features and bug fixes.Apple routinely stops signing legacy code after the release of a new iOS build in part to protect customers from nefarious actors attempting to take advantage of newly discovered vulnerabilities. In addition to security, preventing users from downloading older code allows Apple to keep more iOS devices on the latest, feature-rich software.

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