i0n1c Alleges Jailbreak Exploit Stolen From Evad3rs

Posted December 14, 2013 at 12:54am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 28862 views

Stefan Esser, a security researcher known as i0n1c, is alleging that someone close to the evad3rs stole a jailbreak exploit and sold it to a private buyer. I0n1c is the hacker behind the untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3.2. He also jailbroke the iPad 3 on iOS 5.1.

Yesterday morning Esser tweeted, "So apparently someone around the @evad3rs stole a jailbreak from them and sold it to a private buyer."

When asked by iDesignTimes about the allegation, evad3rs member pod2g said, "That's complete bullsh--." He also noted that "the jailbreak stuff is moving on, but slowly."

Esser responded saying, "LOL so a jailbreak news site asked the @evad3rs if someone stole their JB and they say no. How would they know if someone copied it?"

"The only way the @evad3rs could be sure that no one stole their JB exploits is if they have nothing at all to steal."

i0n1c also emphasized that he said someone around the team stole it, not a member themselves.

"I said someone around the @evad3rs stole it. I never said it was a member."

Even if the a jailbreak was stolen from the evad3rs and sold to a private buyer, it's unlikely that the buyer would be looking to share it with Apple. However, if a jailbroken device is found in the wild, Apple could examine it to close the vulnerabilities for future firmware versions.

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Moron is me - December 17, 2013 at 4:50pm
I would like to know how they know it was stolen. This isn't the first time this has happened and it won't be the last.
Tony - December 16, 2013 at 11:42pm
I don't. Fukin care. I just care get release fukin ios 7 jailbreak. Then I got jailbreak my iphone 5. Fukin Shit
Moron is me - December 17, 2013 at 4:43pm
I is dumb talking no care want breaking jail my eyefone. derrrrrrrrrr
javier023557 - December 17, 2013 at 6:54pm
JAjajaja that is funny!! er need not be stupid only need breakjail four me ephone
Fil - December 16, 2013 at 2:14am
Let's say they had a jailbreak for iOS 7 or 6.13 and up and it was stolen, I'd say screw it, release it, and then the sale of the stolen jailbreak becomes worthless and the buyer comes back after the seller. Personally I think it's BS and they have nothing worth stealing or posting.
Ola - December 17, 2013 at 11:58am
Stolen means source-code copied. It can be harmful for the next JB when the "source-code" is shared to specific people, e.g. Apple
Torn - December 16, 2013 at 12:37am
Go android and your worries are over. No longer waiting for jailbreak to come which is what most people hate. But my reason is that apple products are shit anyway, toooooooo restrictive.
Derrick Jeter - December 16, 2013 at 2:24am
Exactly. Why be happy (but somewhat restricted) when you can tear your hair out (as freely as you like). Android is such a wonderful platform. Developers agree. Not.
Moron is me - December 17, 2013 at 4:47pm
Yeah, go get an Android and get virus's, trojans, malware, easily hacked, credit card information stolen off NFC... because Apple products are shit says I. Since I can't afford an iPhone and hate Apple products and have no life so I spend all my time wandering the web looking for Apple related news and then post comments that subtly hint at how pathetic my life is since I can't afford an iPhone so I shit on everything except the crap I have. Derrrrrrrrrrrrr
Jj - December 15, 2013 at 12:58pm
Stop all your LIEs damn fools! We all know you guys CANT JB no more and now your pulling this stunt so about next week say sorry guys we wont come out with JB cause of this
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