iOS 7.1.1 Jailbreak - Release unlikely

iOS users are always looking for a jailbreak for their device. Now the German expert Stefan Esser has apparently developed an iOS 7.1.1 jailbreak, but does not want to publish it for free.

iPhone 5C, iOS 7.1.1 with Jailbreak (Picture: Twitter / Stefan Esser)
iPhone 5C, iOS 7.1.1 with Jailbreak (Picture: Twitter / Stefan Esser)
As he was in a Interview on Heise.de there is no fundamental right to jailbreak. He sees successful jailbreak more as a business model, since companies offering security checks for iOS apps depend on a jailbreak.

For normal users, there is little hope of a jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 - at least it is now proven that jailbreak is possible in principle. Other groups can now invest more time themselves and perhaps publish a jailbreak themselves, which is then available to all users.

Personally, I also think it's a bit of a shame that the jailbreak is not being released - maybe iOS 8 will provide a faster solution, but of course Apple will get better and better at avoiding security holes over time.

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