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  • Absinthe 2.0 - iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Confirmed to Release May 25th


    Organizers of the Hack in the Box Security Conference just announced 1-day passes for May 25th for the HitBSecConf 2012, currently being held at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam. It has been announced that pod2g and the Chronic Dev Team will be releasing Absinthe 2.0, the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 at the event.

    This was confirmed with the following tweet by the organizers of the HitBSecConf 2012:

    SPECIAL @chronicdevteam 1-day passes for #HITB2012AMS @ EUR699! Come see @pod2g @p0sixninja @planetbeing @nikias JAILBREAK LIVE
    For those of you who didn’t already know about it, the HitBSecConf series takes place in Amsterdam, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, and Malaysia. It is an important event that is attended by security professionals from all around the world.

    As reported previously, members of the jailbreak “dream team” such as pod2g, MuscleNerd, planetbeing, p0sixninja, and nikias were supposed to be attending the event. The iOS hacker, pod2g, previously said that the release of the iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak for the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Apple TV was almost ready and set to release in just “a matter of days.” He seemed to have tested and confirmed that his iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak works with most devices except for the Apple TV 3G.

    With that being said, it is suggested that he will be giving a live demonstration of the Absinthe 2.0 jailbreak during his presentation, followed by the release. The whole ordeal doesn’t come as much of a surprise overall as the Chronic Dev Team alluded towards some jailbreak goodness during the event previously. According to the agenda on the HitBSecConf website, the dream team’s jailbreak session isn’t scheduled to start until 11:30am CET (5:30am EST) in which the team will discuss the Corona jailbreak, followed by the session on the Absinthe jailbreak at 1:30am CET (7:30am EST). As of right now, the agenda hasn’t been updated so it still says jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 rather than iOS 5.1.1.

    The event is easily one of the most anticipated events in the jailbreak community and we suggest you stick around to hear more news and information about Absinthe 2.0 as it is revealed.

    Source: Twitter, HitBSecConf
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Absinthe 2.0 - iOS 5.1.1 Untethered Jailbreak Confirmed to Release May 25th started by Akshay Masand View original post
    Comments 251 Comments
    1. Simon's Avatar
      Simon -
      Just dropped: Absinthe 2.0 has arrived! | greenpois0n.com
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      Let the fun begin
    1. celeron's Avatar
      celeron -
      Yay
    1. Alveezy's Avatar
      Alveezy -
      Quote Originally Posted by NogoNogo View Post
      details release of Absinthe 2.0 on different time zones
      Attachment 586704
      src: absinthe website
      haha just got it! wow i was just looking at this a couple of hours ago and they actually put it out at 2:30am (HST)! well maybe 3 minutes early but i'm so stoked!
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      Yep let the fun begin
    1. mustard05's Avatar
      mustard05 -
      The Jailbreak is out! Was released this morning!
    1. Sniper488's Avatar
      Sniper488 -
      So, on this jailbreak, you have to wipe out your device and restore to jailbreak?
    1. deratoul's Avatar
      deratoul -
      FInally after all wait. Thank you Absinthe !
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      You don't have to just will take more time to jailbreak.
    1. brodimus's Avatar
      brodimus -
      @Sniper, yeah for the least problems. Do a backup, then wipe, jailbreak, then a restore from the backup.
    1. Serge96's Avatar
      Serge96 -
      IT'S OUUUUUTTTT !!

      Go to greenpois0n.com !
    1. s0ulp1xel's Avatar
      s0ulp1xel -
      Someone that can add pages to modmyi.com/jaibreak should add a guide on how to jailbreak with Absinthe 2.0
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      Quote Originally Posted by brodimus View Post
      @Sniper, yeah for the least problems. Do a backup, then wipe, jailbreak, then a restore from the backup.
      There is no point in doing a wipe on ya phone. All they do that for is cause it just takes longer to install
    1. Anonymous972's Avatar
      Anonymous972 -
      I am having trouble with my jailbreak. i did what the instructions said and it keeps getting stuck on the last process and then saying something went wrong and asks me to retry. I have tried 4 times. even took my passcode off. Anyone else having issues? I did notice that when i first download the file and try to extract it, it says that there is an encryption problem. Could that be my issue?
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      Try to redownload it maybe a file got corrupted in there.
    1. blikum's Avatar
      blikum -
      I'm having the same problem.
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      Mac or windows? Heard problems with Mac users.
    1. Am_I_Evil's Avatar
      Am_I_Evil -
      i keep going through...don't see any errors...but no cydia on my new iPad...

      windows for me...
    1. 2k1's Avatar
      2k1 -
      Wife just jailbroke her iPad 2 with no issues dunno what's up with y'all guys.
    1. HomieG35's Avatar
      HomieG35 -
      The New iPad... Jailbroken! Awesome