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05-24-2012, 04:39 AM #1
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:
As reported previously, members of the jailbreak ďdream teamĒ 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 ďa matter of days.Ē 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 doesnít 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 teamís jailbreak session isnít 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 hasnít 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
05-24-2012, 04:46 AM #2
Wooooohooooo!!!!!! Joy to the iPad 3
05-24-2012, 04:47 AM #3
Wonderful news can't wait for this.
05-24-2012, 04:50 AM #4
Would be nice to jailbreak my iPad 2 again!
05-24-2012, 04:51 AM #5
I'll have alot to jailbreak when this comes out for sure
05-24-2012, 04:59 AM #6
Has it been confirmed they WILL release the JB?
HITB still saysWe told you over the weekend that the untethered jailbreak for iOS devices running iOS 5.1.1 is dropping this week. The hacker who’s been spearheading the upcoming jailbreak, pod2g of the Chronic Dev Team, confirmed that the jailbreak was nearly done and arriving in a “matter of days.”
Coincidentally, the Chronic Dev Team will be presenting at the annual Hack in the Box (HITB) conference this week in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Since the 5.1.1. jailbreak is expected to drop this week, we’re placing bets on a release this Friday during the team’s keynote.
I thought HITB was to expensive at €699 for a 2 day pass - now they want that for 1 day? And the one day pass means you will miss MN talking this afternoon.He who asks a question looks foolish for 5 minutes. He who doesn't ask a question remains foolish forever.
05-24-2012, 05:00 AM #7
Just wish this pic issue with iTunes was fixed...I think I would go to 5.1.1 again...
05-24-2012, 05:03 AM #8
I'm still on 5.0.1 want to update but blah
05-24-2012, 05:10 AM #9
awesome, just awesome, exciting weekend ahead
05-24-2012, 05:17 AM #10
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05-24-2012, 05:39 AM #12
Sounds good to me! Makes my iPhone worth having again haha!
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05-24-2012, 05:53 AM #16
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I just threw up in my pants I'm so excited. BYOB (bring your own Boo-Yeah) to this one folks.
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05-24-2012, 06:07 AM #19
I'm so sick of over 50mb error!!!!!!! Bring on absinthe for The New iPad!
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