Stefan Esser, better known as i0nic, who is a talented German researcher has published a video demonstrating his Cyberelevat0r jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 on iPhone 5c. This is the same iPhone 5c jailbreak that he showed in a photo a couple of days ago. But this time he has shared much more about what he calls the Cyberelevat0r jailbreak.
Although we have no doubts about the skills of I0nic, from his video demonstration of the jailbreak, it’s clear that Cyberelevat0r jailbreak works on iOS 7.1.1 firmware and that Cydia as well as a couple of jailbreak apps have also been successfully installed on the jailbroken device. I0nic also puts the device through a reboot cycle to prove that Cyberelevat0r is an untethered iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak.
As per I0nic, the not yet released Cyberelevat0r jailbreak, uses a unique kernel bug to gain the root access of the OS. The bug is hidden inside the functionality that can be easily reached, even from within the iOS application sandbox.
If we recall I0nics contribution to the jailbreak scene, it’s just one Jailbreak released to public and then a flood of teasers of almost all the OS after that with no release. He, no doubt, is a talented security researcher but he also knows how to troll all those eagerly waiting to jailbreak iOS 7.1.1.
I0n1c says, “The story of the #Cyberelevat0r iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak is a story full of misconceptions and misinformation.”
Winocm and GTIS has also teased their own jailbreaks for the said firmware. We hope to see an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak released after the confirmation whether or not the exploits exists in iOS 8.