Jailbreak: Hackers confront “The new iPad”
Anyone who has followed closely the jailbreak scene will be eager to know that where the jailbreak stands for newest version of Apple operating software, iOS 5.1. For the information of many and for the amazement of others; three well-known hackers have succeeded to jailbreak the new iPad furnished with the iOS 5.1. Another question floats here, what about the iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPhone 3G or 4 owners, will they also get a new jailbreak?
The outlook for the next few weeks are excellent, the German hacker "Stefan Esser" has managed not only to jailbreak the new iPad, but to the jailbreak for the iPhone and iPad2 4S, as both seen to have much in common. The first video of his success has also been brought out. Many loopholes are there for a user to land and exploit, which were not closed by Apple in the final version of IOS 5.1 and are now open for jailbreak for the equipment iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 1 and iPod Touch. Stefan Esser, also having spire-maker "chpwn "together with "phoenixdev" managed to break the new iPad a jailbreak. Pictures of his success have been released on Twitter, these pictures also show Cydia on a jailbreaked iPad3 with installed iOS 5.1. (Video link shared: Untethered Jailbreak 5.1 / iPad3,3 / The New iPad untethered jailbroken on day of release - YouTube)
A third success message is probably the best known of these three hackers, "Muscle Nerd” into the game. He had already published a couple of hours after the launch of the new iPad about his jailbreak success. You can read the whole thing again here.
Thus a total of three hackers have jailbreak the latest iPad by now and more are coming, all of which have a jailbreak method in the back of their mind. There are now a few adjustments, including the appropriate jailbreak tools which are updated and must be prepared for publication. It will now be only a few days until the jailbreak for "The new iPad" and released iPad iPhone 2 and 4S will be.