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.
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.
Security experts demonstrate their software exploits and hardware hacks at annual security conference in San Diego.
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.
On today's show, you can finally tell people that you read Playboy for the articles ... and have it be the truth! At least if you shell out $5 for the Playboy iPad app. Also, Oracle sues Google over Android, and it doesn't look good for Google. Plus, the brewing Apple vs. BBC cage match. Our prediction: Apple wins. Apple always wins.
We put to test a new third-party tool that adds Adobe Flash compatibility to jailbroken iPhones/iPads and see how the experimental hackery holds up.
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.