Saturday, October 17, 2009

Apple’s anti-jailbreak iPhone attempt failure


According to sources:

It turns out the new boot ROM doesn’t totally prevent the 24kpwn exploit employed by the Dev Team hackers. [See update below] The result? You can still jailbreak your late-model 3GS, but the device needs to be tethered to your computer in order to boot up. It’s a major annoyance, especially given how crash-happy 3.1 phones—especially jailbroken ones—can be, but not necessarily a dealbreaker.

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