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Forbes: Apple’s New iPhone Update May Eliminate Evasi0n Jailbreak
/ February 26, 2013 2:52 pm

Forbes reports that the recently released Apple iPhone update could thwart the EvasiOn jailbreak. David Wang, one of EvasiOn’s creators who tested it, said that it fixes one of the five bugs EvasiOn depends heavily on, in particular a flaw in the time zone settings. Wang said, “If one of the vulnerabilities doesn’t work, evasi0n doesn’t work. We could replace that part with a different vulnerability, but [Apple] will probably fix most if not all of the bugs we’ve used when 6.1.3 comes out.” Jailbreakme required users to simply visit a website and all of the device’s limitation would be lifted, but EvasiOn needs users to plug their device into a machine using a USB cable.  Read more

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