In this case, the specific API allowed mobile device management applications to essentially query the iPhone itself and ask the device whether it's been jailbroken or not.
Once an iPhone coughed up the fact that it had been jailbroken using Apple's API, an enterprise application could take actions to prevent the offending (and possibly unsecure) device from connecting up to a corporate network or email server.
A number of malware incidents have occurred in the jailbroken devices and this is one thing that you might need to consider before you jailbreak your device.
If you are not a developer, customisation is the best thing you can get from a jailbroken device
Remember your phone needs to be jailbroken
for you to get this particular tweak.
Best to do now, per GBM, is "if you're jailbroken, be sure to stay away from iOS 7.1 until the Evad3rs dev team gives the all clear."
And the reasons abound to jailbreak now and relish Evasi0n7 on its current form as the tool is paired smoothly with Cydia, as it should be, which means jailbroken iPhones and iPads can enjoy the numerous apps, tweaks and themes already available for them.
Apart from that, you are now good to go and enjoy your jailbroken
A number of great apps have been pulled out from the iTunes App Store and you can only get them through Cydia on jailbroken
All they need to so is plug in their device to the computer, disable their lock screen, run the program and after all is said and done your device will be jailbroken
. Unfortunately, the evasi0n team did not work with Saurik to include an updated MobileSubstrate or Cydia but a quick look at his Twitter feed suggests that the wait won't be long for it.
A lot of them are still on iOS 6, with others deliberately choosing to stay on their evasi0n jailbroken
Given the uncertainty surrounding the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for the next jailbreak or even the possibility of releasing an iOS 7 jailbreak; planetbeing (http://www.iphonehacks.com/2013/09/planetbeing-evad3rs-ios-7-jailbreak.html) reportedly confirms that if once iOS 7 gets jailbroken
, the same exploit holds good to jailbreak iOS 6.1.x releases as well.
Veteran iOS hacker and developer winocm recently (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/502698/20130831/ios613-untethered-jailbreak-winocm-iphone4-exploit-binary.htm) claimed access to iOS 6.1.3 untether exploit via binary, and later revealed an (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/503633/20130904/ios613-untethered-jailbreak-iphone4s-cydia-winocm-video.htm) iPhone 4S running jailbroken
iOS 6.1.3 with Cydia, in a demo video.
Now that iOS 7 is expected to be rolled out in September, many are wond'ring if they could finally use a jailbroken