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iPhone 5 iOS 6 Untethered Jailbreak: Top 5 Hackers Lay It All Out

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iOS 6 is looking to be the toughest iOS to jailbreak to date as we move on to 2013 with no solution in sight. So what is exactly going on and is there any progress being made? Here’s a report on the current state of the iPhone 5 iOS 6 untethered jailbreak solution hunt.

iPhone 5 iOS 6 untethered jailbreak solution: bleak outlook

Starting off with famed jailbreaker P0d2g, he recently tweeted about WWJC 2013 after disappearing from the social network for a while. In it he update followers that at this time his focus wasn’t on the userland exploits anymore. He however said that with each new day bring new challenges and he may jump back in the ring soon again.

Moving on, a video was recently posted on YouTube that feature more well-known iOS hackers alongside p0d2g, this included MuscleNerd and PlanetBeing. They talked about the process of jailbreaking and as a whole how things were going. For whoever watched that video, you will know that the jailbreak is still nowhere near a public release.

Then there is Chronic Dev’s Joshua Hill who went on record as saying that iOS 6 was the most difficult OS to jailbreak to date. This has shattered the hopes of many iPhone 5 fans but he had to admit that Apple put a ridiculous level of security in iOS 6.

The last update comes from just this week where i0n1c, another well known iOS hacker, had tweeted about iOS 6.1. Having access to the beta build of it, he stated that Apple has now added even tougher security measures in place over iOS 6, and this in turn makes an iPhone 5 iOS 6 untethered jailbreak even less reachable.

So there you have it, words from around the web from 5 well know iOS hackers.

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