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Hi Everybody, I have a question: can jailbreaking spread viruses to my computer? I have an iPod touch 4g iOS 6.1.2. It would be great if you send a link to a trustworthy website, but you don't have to. I know how to protect my JB like downloading mobile substrate and changing my root password. Thanks for answering my question.

Also: Can JB'ing wreck my wifi and spread viruses to my wifi and hack my wifi?

asked 13 Apr '13, 17:33

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hi everybody

Jailbreaking doesn't give your computer any viruses. Use the evasi0n jailbreak from the evad3rs' site.


answered 13 Apr '13, 17:35

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It also doesn't do anything to your wi-fi.

(13 Apr '13, 17:36) Aehmlo Aehmlo's gravatar image

As long as you don't install OpenSSH (or make sure that you change the password if you do), you'll be just fine.

(13 Apr '13, 17:37) Aehmlo Aehmlo's gravatar image

No it does not send viruses. You may use evasi0n to jailbreak. Make sure you do not install pirated tweaks and buy anything you want that is paid. It will not hack your Wi-Fi.


answered 13 Apr '13, 17:35

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No, and no. There is only one "virus" known to exist for iOS, and all it does is put Rick Astley on your wallpaper.


answered 13 Apr '13, 17:36

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edited 13 Apr '13, 17:43

It could potentially if you don't get software from trusted sites. The safe method of jailbreaking currently is from and you should only use that. For new jailbreaks, follow Twitter users @MuscleNerd, @pod2g, and @evad3rs to know where the official jailbreak is at. You can also look at the top of this site.


answered 13 Apr '13, 17:44

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