While unc0ver jailbreak for iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 is still in development stages, a developer from the team has posted a teaser video of the jailbreak in action on their iPhone X over at Reddit. What’s funny is that he triggers the process of unc0ver jailbreaking their iPhone with the help of Siri Shortcuts and Siri — “Hey Siri Install Cydia.”
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How desperate are you for an iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak? The recent development in the jailbreaking community has made it clear that an iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak is imminent. But someone over at r/jailbreak is so desperate for an iOS 12 jailbreak that they are offering a bounty of almost $100,000!
The @pwn20wnd team took to Twitter to announce that they have successfully managed to get jailbreak tweaks running with Cydia Substrate on iOS 12. That’s a major breakthrough and paves the way for the release of the first public iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak.
Patiently waiting for unc0ver to add iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak support? The pwn20wnd team has been steadily working behind the scenes on that and they have even teased Cydia support for iOS 12.
While there being still no public iOS 12.1.2 jailbreak release, advanced users can at least use the developer-focused rootlessJB for iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 to jailbreak their iPhone or iPad. Despite the SSH-based jailbreak being developer centric in nature and having quite a few restrictions, it has not stopped interested iPhone and iPad users from jumping the gun and using it to jailbreak their device. And once jailbroken, these users are going to look for some useful jailbreak tweaks.
The pwn20wnd team has released a new beta of unc0ver 3.0 which comes with root filesystem remount for iOS 12. In simple words, that means there’s one less hurdle for developers to cross before they can get a fully working jailbreak for iOS 12.
SSH-based iOS 12.1.2 – iOS 12 Jailbreak RootlessJB 3.1 Released With Ability to Install Cydia Tweaks
Earlier this week, we saw Jake James release rootlessJB, an SSH-based developer oriented iOS 12.1.2 – iOS 12 jailbreak. It was not particularly a useful jailbreak since it did not support tweaks or code injection of any kind. Thanks to rapid development from James though, rootlessJB has now been updated to support Cydia tweaks.
The last few days have been quite eventful for the jailbreak community. We got two iOS 11.4.1 jailbreaks (Electra and Unc0ver), which makes all versions of the iOS 11 software update jailbreakable. Security Researchers and hackers have also released an exploit for iOS 12 – iOS 12.1.2 and developer only iOS 12.1.2 – iOS 12 jailbreak.
Over the last few weeks, quite a few iOS 12 exploits have been detailed raising hopes of a possible iOS 12 jailbreak. Ian Beer of Google’s Project Zero team has now published another new iOS 12 exploit.