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Untethered iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak shown for first time on a new iPhone

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May
2014

When it released iOS 7.1, Apple thanked the hackers that had jailbroken iOS 7.0, therefore allowing it to patch several security exploits. Since then, no iOS 7.1 version has been successfully jailbroken – at least on 2013 devices. However, it looks like an untethered iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak is possible, with two independent sources confirming it. Well-known security researcher @i0n1c posted a photo on Twitter showing an iPhone 5c running iOS 7.1.1 that was successfully jailbroken. The image clearly shows that Cydia is installed on the handset, that that is obviously only possible after a successful jailbreak. “That iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak is not based on a long vulnerability chain,” he wrote. “It uses a single beautiful kernel bug that goes from mobile to kernel.” Considering that

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