iOS evasi0n jailbreak used 1.7 million times in first day

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iOS evasi0n jailbreak used 1.7 million times in first day

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A new jailbreak that targets all of the latest iOS devices has proven a hit with the public.

Launched on Monday, the evasi0n tool is capable of jailbreaking every iOS 6 and 6.1 device on the market, including the iPhone 5, the iPad Mini, the fourth-generation iPad, and the fifth-generation iPod Touch. The tool itself is considered relatively simple to use, certainly in comparison with other jailbreak methods.

As a result, evasi0n had already been used at least 800,000 times in its initial six hours, according to Jay Freeman, who runs the Cydia app store for jailbreakers. Speaking with Forbes, Freeman called that a “conservative estimate” as an increase in traffic actually took down his server for a while. And by Tuesday, those numbers had already reached 1.7 million.

Taking those results several steps further, Freeman tweeted last night that more than 4 million iOS devices have … [Read more]

iOS evasi0n jailbreak used 1.7 million times in first day

iOS evasi0n jailbreak used 1.7 million times in first day

iOS evasi0n jailbreak used 1.7 million times in first day

iOS evasi0n jailbreak used 1.7 million times in first day

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