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iOS 7.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Shown Off in New Video [WATCH]

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Looks like progress has been made on the iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak scene, as earlier this evening security researcher @i0n1c, also known as Stefan Esser, posted an image of his yellow iPhone 5c running Cydia on iOS 7.1.1:

Esser goes on to detail the his exploit, which he explains as “a single beautiful kernel bug that goes from mobile to kernel.” This exploit impressed jailbreak veteran @MuscleNerd, who suspects Esser will sell his exploit.

Later on in the evening, iOS hacker @winocm posted a video of his iPhone 4 running an untethered iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak (he says he was “bored” on the weekend). Check it out below:

As for other devices running an untethered iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak, @winocm says it “would work elsewhere…if you put in the effort.”

Currently, an untethered jailbreak exists for iOS 7 through iOS 7.0.6 via evasi0n7. Nothing has been released yet for iOS 7.1 yet.

No word as to when there will be an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak released, but with iOS 8 around the corner, it would be smart to hold off to prevent exploits from being “burned” by Apple. Anyone excited for this?

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  • Anon

    I say unleash the 7.1.1 jailbreak, for those that want to stick with iOS 7. There will always be exploits, regardless of iOS version.

  • 1His_Nibs1

    Well since the hackers have already tipped their hand I don’t see the logic behind “it would be smart to hold off to prevent exploits from being “burned” by Apple.” It’s out there now & I’m sure Apple is working to patch the exploit as I’m writing this. So why not release it now even if they want to charge $$$ for it? I’d update to the latest iOS firmware & then pay to acquire the jailbreak.

  • Nothing was released and specific details weren’t either. So Apple can’t patch it 😉

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