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iTunes 8.2 breaks jailbreaking

The iPhone Dev Team reports that iTunes 8.2 breaks the jailbreaking process and warns users interested in jailbreaking not to upgrade their iTunes.

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Apple recently released iTunes 8.2 and, as expected, the update disables jailbreaking. As a result, the iPhone Dev Team issued a warning to users about updating:

This update is one of those that incidentally breaks QuickPwn and PwnageTool. It doesn't seem like an anti-jailbreak. But nonetheless, it will break your ability to re-run QuickPwn or PwnageTool's dfu-entry.

The iPhone Dev Team has a fix planned, but it will not be available until Apple publicly releases Firmware 3.0.