Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3

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Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3

Evasi0n has been foiled by iOS 6.1.3.

(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET)

Apple has finally managed to take out the Evasi0n jailbreak.

Released yesterday, iOS 6.1.3 fixes a security bug that allowed someone to sneak pass the lock screen and make phone calls, listen to voice mail, and view contact photos.

But the update also patched several holes that evasi0n exploited to perform an untethered jailbreak on all iOS devices, including the latest iPhone , iPad, and iPod Touch. Users who upgrade to iOS 6.1.3 will no longer be able to use evasi0n to jailbreak their devices. And once on 6.1.3, newer Apple devices cannot be downgraded to a previous iOS version.

But the news isn’t all bad for the jailbreaking community.

Older Apple devices powered by an A4 or earlier processor can still be hacked using the latest version of Redsn0w, according to Redmond Pie. Those include such products as the iPhone 4, the iPhone 3GS, and the 4th-generation iPod Touch. The only downside here is that the jailbreak is a tethered one. So if your mobile device powers down, you… [Read more]

Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3

Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3

Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3

Evasi0n jailbreak thwarted by iOS 6.1.3

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