Less than 24 hours after jailbreakme.com went live with an online jailbreak solution for iPad 2 and iPhone 4 users, more than 1 million iOS devices had been jailbroken. Apple, however, has stated that it will close the exploit with its next iOS update.
Hacker group Dev-Team (specifically noted jailbreaker @comex) has released the latest version of its popular iOS device jailbreaking tool, jailbreakme.com, available entirely online.
Apple has released a new version of its iOS software that patches a PDF vulnerability used to help jailbreak devices. The new software brings no other features.
Newly released JailbreakMe 3.0 offers root access for most iOS devices in just a few minutes using a PDF exploit.
Jailbreak software for 1.1.2 is released
JailbreakMe tool, which gives iOS device users the freedom to run any application they want, could be used by bad guys to get unrestricted access to phones via malicious PDFs.
Google is shutting down its real-time messaging system known as Google Wave, the iPhone dev team releases a carrier unlock for jailbroken iPhones, and Google and Verizon are apparently near a deal to pay for tiered Web traffic in a blow to Net neutrality.
iPhone Dev Team announces release of bypass for protections just days after U.S. Copyright Office declares that mobile-phone jailbreaking is legit.
Facebook finally updates its app for Android, Google rolls out multiple log-ins, and Research In Motion unveils the BlackBerry Torch 9800 with the touch-enabled BlackBerry OS 6.
The jailbreaking attempts on iOS 4 devices continues as one of the major players, the dev-team, posts a video of a new iPod Touch running a beta version of the latest exploit in iOS 4 called SHAtter.