Untethered iOS 5 Jailbreak Patched by Apple?

i0nic, the hacker behind untethered iOS 4.3.3 jailbreak, tweeted that his untethered jailbreak that was being used on top on Limera1n exploit has been patched in iOS 5 firmware.

This is what i0nic tweeted about iOS 5 untethered jailbreak:

i0nic: R.I.P. – I just heard Apple killed the ndrv_setspec() integeroverflow and his friends in iOS 5.0b1 – if this is true the untether is dead

Within 24 hrs of iOS 5 beta availability, MuscleNerd had tweeted that iOS 5 jailbreak on iPod Touch 4G (tethered) has successfully been achieved using the same Limera1n exploit. But for those hoping for an untether jailbreak from i0n1c, it looks like their dreams have been put to rest.

Of course it’s possible that hackers find another untethered jailbreak exploit or even a new bootrom exploit to provide untethered jailbreak, although most likely it wouldn’t be released until iPhone 5 availability to prevent Apple from patching that exploit at the hardware level.

Now the question is: Would you go for a tethered iOS 5 jailbreak or stay at iOS 4.x.x until an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak is out?

Apple unveiled iOS 5 at WWDC 2011 with 200+ new features including Notification center, Newsstand, Twitter integration and many more. We have already posted: iOS 5 features. You can also checkout how to install iOS 5 without UDID registered or a developers account.

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8 comments… add one
Bogmat20 June 9, 2011, 3:45 pm

I’m staying on 4.3.3 untill jailbreak is avil on iOS 5 me thinks

yeah_joe June 10, 2011, 1:16 am

There is no point in jailbreaking if no unlock is available. I don’t understand why these guys are so fast in breaking the phone rather then unlocking.

Wang June 10, 2011, 1:25 am

If your so good why dont you go make a unlock? If you cant do it please dont BIOTCH!

Trio-34 June 10, 2011, 10:22 am

Shut up.

Wang June 11, 2011, 10:56 pm

hold my dick…

01.59.00 June 10, 2011, 4:21 am

This is a bad news, for all of the us. iOS 4.3.3 is apparently, the last of it.

godfred30 June 10, 2011, 4:42 pm

i have never used a tethered jailbreak so i will rather stay on 4.3.3 if it means forever.its equally good there is nothing in ios 5 that makes 4.3.3 so useless.
if we get an untethered hell yeah i will upgrade,thanks you guys for the work you put in for us to enjoy iphone where we would have never been able to use one without jailbreak and unlocking.
its time apple makes the iphone a world phone regardless of where and what network you are on like the ipad 2

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