iOS 6.1.3 Update Stops Evasion Jailbreak and Fixes Security Bug

Apple released the iOS 6.1.3 update yesterday that fixes a bug in a security as well patched some holes the the Evasion jailbreak exploited.

The security bug allows anyone to bypass the lock screen and let them access the phone. Bypassing the device can let you view contact photos, voice mail and make phone calls. While the Evasion jailbreak exploited some holes in the iOS and can be used in iOS devices such as the new iPod Touch, iPad, and iPhone.

Users who have updated their iOS to the latest will not be able to restore their last iOS or downgrade any more, and will not be able to use the jailbreak.

There are still jailbreak versions out their that are working though such as the RedSnow but only for those who have an A4 processor or lower. Devices that can use this includes iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, and iPod Touch 4th generation. The bad side about this jailbreak version though is it’s a tethered or if your iOS device runs out of battery or turned off, you will need plug it to your computer again so you can use the jailbreak and get it running.

In the release of iOS 6.1.3, Apple acknowledged the evad3rs or the people responsible for making the Evasion jailbreak for discovering some securities that they easily bypassed and exploited.

Evasion jailbreak was the best jailbreak version ever and proved to be the most popular one. It went through iOS 6.1.1 and 6.1.2 succesiOS 6.1.3fully. Since it’s debut, the Evasion jailbreak had 7 million downloads in less than 7 days.