The evad3rs has posted the story behind the rushed release of the evasi0n7 jailbreak for iOS 7 that took everyone by surprise. The controversy surrounding the release has been twofold, one is the inclusion of a Chinese App Store hosting pirated content and the other is the “rushed” release timeline.
evad3rs apologises for piracy on Taig Chinese Cydia, says another group of hackers was planning to release iOS 7 jailbreak
There’s a storm brewing over the recent iOS 7 jailbreak released by the evad3rs earlier today. Not only was Saurik (Jay Freeman) of Cydia fame not involved in the release of the jailbreak, there are also rumors that the Chinese version of the jailbreak features a Chinese app market instead of the well-known Cydia app repository. An unsubstantiated claims alleges that the evad3rs received a 3- or 4-figure sum to promote this pirated app store from Taig.
planetbeing explains why iOS 7 jailbreak release date cannot be given, confident it’ll support all devices including iPhone 5s
Last week,Â planetbeing of the evad3rs team tweeted that they probably have all the pieces for the iOS 7 jailbreak. However, famous iOS hacker and a member of the evad3rs team, pod2g was quick to remind us not to be overly optimistic.