Ever since Apple released iOS 6.1.3 and then iOS 6.1.4 (for iPhone 5), users who have a jailbroken iOS device have to be careful when they install tweaks to ensure it doesn’t mess up the device forcing them to restore their device. This would in turn mean that they would also lose the jailbreak.
Semi-Restore: Upcoming tool claims to let you restore the device to a fresh version of iOS without losing jailbreak
evad3rs To Hold Press Conference at HITBSecConf2013 Tomorrow – Will They Release iOS 6.1.3 Jailbreak?
Team members of the evad3rs team, pod2g, planetbeing, MuscleNerd and pimskeks are currently in Amsterdam attending the Hack In The Box (HITBSecConf2013) security conference.
Apple released the iOS 6.1.3 software update on March 19th. It fixed the Lock screen bug and brought improvements to Maps app for Japanese users.
With the release of iOS 6.1.3, Apple killed the evasi0n jailbreak by fixing several vulnerabilities, which were used by the evad3rs team.
evad3rs team have been relatively quite about the possibility of releasing a jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3, except for saying that there is at least one vulnerability that was used by evasi0n that hasn’t been patched.
evad3rs dev team has just announced the release of evasi0n 1.5.2, a minor update for their popular jailbreak tool.
The update now includes localization for French, German and Chinese and also updated Cydia package list.
It has been almost a month since evasi0n, the most eagerly awaited jailbreak was released for iOS 6.x and new devices like iPhone 5, iPad 4 and iPad mini.