evasi0n 7

Evasi0n7 PSA: Jailbreakers Should Avoid iOS 7.1

In case you missed the memo, iOS 7.1 does patch the evasi0n7 jailbreak. This means you should avoid iOS 7.1 if do not want to lose your current jailbreak and keep all your Cydia tweaks and apps.

iPad Deals

iOS 7.1 was released on Monday, March 10, 2014. The update brings a variety of UI improvements, new features, faster animations and bug fixes. Some of the new features include:

- Car Play support
- The capability to manually control Siri by holding down the Home button so and releasing it when you're done to indicate you're finished with your inquiry
- The ability to purchase songs from the Now Playing screen on iTunes Radio
- The option to display events in month view on the Calendar app
- Country specific holidays automatically added for many countries in the Calendar app
- Bold font for keyboard and calculator
- Reduce Motion option now includes Weather and Messages

iOS 7.1 Beta 5 Patches evasi0n7 Exploits

As expected, Apple's latest iOS 7.1 beta, which was seeded to developers earlier today, patches more exploits used by evasi0n7. The creator of the iOS 6.1.3 p0sixspwn jailbreak, iH8sn0w, tweeted that Apple has fixed the ‘chown’ vulnerability used by the evad3rs to jailbreak iOS 7. If he is correct, jailbreakers will want to avoid iOS 7.1 when it is publicly released.


The team behind evasi0n7 hasn't confirmed that iOS 7.1 kills their jailbreak, but they rarely comment on Apple betas. Jailbreakers may still want to take precaution and make sure they're updated to the latest version of iOS 7.0. This is also the time to jailbreak, if you haven't already done so.

Evad3rs Release evasi0n7 1.0.3 and 1.0.4 to Fix iPad mini Bug and Patch Security Issues

The team of developers who created evasi0n7 have released two new versions of their iOS 7 jailbreak to fix aother boot loop bug and add an important security update. Evasi0n7 v.1.0.3 was released to fix the cellular reboot problem plaguing Retina iPad mini owners. Evasi0n7 v.1.0.2 previously fixed a similar issue with the iPad, but the bug seems to still be affecting second-generation iPad mini devices.

evasi0n7 1.0.4

Evasi0n7 v.1.0.4 was released via a Cydia update entitled "evasi0n7.x Untether." It fixes the "two security issues that were reported by the community," according to the release notes. You can find version 1.0.4 in the Changes section in Cydia after your refresh it, or on the official evasi0n website.

Evasi0n 7 1.0.2 Released to Fix iPad 2 Bug

The evad3rs have released evasi0n 7 v.1.0.2 to fix a bug that was affecting iPad 2 models. The problem caused second-generation iPads to get stuck in a reboot loop when users tried to install the new jailbreak. Complaints about the reboot issue first appeared on JailbreakQA and Twitter. iPad 2 users can now download evasi0n 7 beta 1.0.2 via evasi0n.com.

Evasi0n 7 1.0.2

In other jailbreak news, Jay Freeman announced this morning that the Cydia Substrate has been updated to support iOS 7 devices with Apple's A7 chip like the iPhone 5s, iPad Air and second-generation iPad mini. This will allow anyone with a jailbroken device running iOS 7 to install future jailbreak tweaks that support Apple's latest firmware. You can find the Substrate update in the Changes section of Cydia.

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