iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak: Apple iOS 5 Users Urged to Avoid Scam Software

A newly released “FastRa1n” software tool claiming to offer an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 devices for a fee has been confirmed as a fake.

Upon the release of the “FastRa1n” many users of iOS 5 devices were fooled into paying the $25 fee for the software. However, the iPhone Dev Team, a site offering genuine and free jailbreaking and unlocking software for Apple products such as the iPhone and iPad, has confirmed that the FastRa1n tool is fake.

According to The International Business Times a representative from the iPhone Dev Team has come forward to explain that the software is fake and has urged iOS 5 users not to be fooled into paying the $25 fee or they could risk losing their money.

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He added that a free and reliable version would be available soon and advised users to be patient.

It was reported last week that a tethered jailbreak was on offer for iOS 5 devices, and that this would allow Apple products to be jailbroken. claims to offer this service, however, it is now thought the site is a fake.

The suspect site requires customers to pay $24.99 for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak, called “FastRa1n v5.0.”

Usually authentic Jailbreaking for Apple devices has been made free in the past, and numerous online forums show advice stating that if somewhere is trying to charge for the service it is probably bogus.

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