News tagged ‘hack’
Hacker iH8Sn0w released Sn0wBeeze 2.8 beta 2 with ability to perform untethered jailbreak of the old bootrom iPhone 3GS on iOS 5.0b1. For other devices the jailbreak is still tethered.
Sn0wBreeze is a Windows application that creates a custom ipsw with jailbreak. It also preserves your baseband if you need unlock, but UltraSn0w has not yet been updated to work with iOS 5.
You can download Sn0wBeeze 2.8 beta 2 here.
It is surprising how good the first beta version of iOS 5 is, but if for any reason you need to go back to iOS 4.3.3, we’ll show you how. There are at least two ways to do that:
Downgrade via XCode (Mac Only + dev license)
This is the easiest way to get back to a previous version of iOS. The bad part is that it can sometimes put you into a never ending DFU loop. You can typically use
1. Download the iOS 4.3.3 here (it is better to use Firefox).
2. Open XCode and from the top select Window and then Organizer.
The iPhoneIslam team created a hack that brings us cellular calling and texting on a jailbroken iPad 3G.
The new hack is called PhoneIt-iPad and is available in Cydia repository http://apps.iphoneislam.com/ for $20. Take a look at the video:
Apple recently released iOS 5 beta and iTunes 10.5 beta. It is available only for Apple registered developers. But you can try it too. Remember that you do it at your own risk. Below you will find iOS 5 download links for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G, iPad 1, iPad 2, Apple TV 2G and download links to iTunes 10.5 Mac and Windows.
Keep in mind that your iDevice will need to be activated, your UUID needs to be registered in Apple. Installing iOS beta on a non-activated device will render it useless. If you need help with registering UUID - write us, we will try to help..
Remember that currently there is no jailbreak for iOS 5 released. UPDATE: If you need a jailbreak - download it here.
(!) You will probably not be able to restore back to 4.х. UPDATE: how to go back to 4.3.3.
You can download iOS 5 beta 2 here.
The iPad 3G has been hacked by iPhoneIslam, who managed to enable full phone and SMS functionality.
A hack that will change the game. Can you imagine turning your iPad to a fully functional phone.
With No Special Hardware all what you need is Jailbroken iPad 3G and your iPad 3G will do anything you expect from iPhone... Phone Calls, SMS, FaceTime by Phone Number... ETC
New hack will be available on the Cydia Store 'very soon'.
Take a look at the demo video below:
Several hackers confirmed that recently released iOS 4.3.3 is still vulnerable, Apple did not fix the I0n1c jailbreak. Utilities will be released as soon as I0n1c compiles new jailbreak binaries for iOS 4.3.3.
Untethered jailbreak will be available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G.
Ina Fried of The Wall Street Journal yesterday
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A test conducted by The Wall Street Journal reveals that Apple’s iPhone collects and stores location information even if its location services are turned off.
It was also found that the device collects location data using Wi-Fi access points and cellphone towers (triangulation method). However, this information is not being transmitted to Apple.
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iH8sn0w updated their iOS 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak utility - released Sn0wBreeze 2.5.1.
They have added
- Apple TV 2G support,
- Cydia 1.1.1,
- ability to use 06.15 baseband for iPhone 3GS,
- afc2 (to use ifunbox and iphone explorer)
- fixed some bugs
Sn0wBreeze is used to create custom firmwares with jailbreak and preserve iPhone baseband. It is available for Windows only.
You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.5.1 here.
Here' official changelog.
Hacker I0nic has given his untether exploit for the iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak to the iPhone Dev-Team. They will perform testing and integrate it into their jailbreak utilities - redsn0w and pwnagetool. This untethered jailbreak will probably work for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G and iPad.
The iphone-dev-team is already beta-testing the untether. So it is up to them to give you your tool of choice.
Please don't bother the dev-team now. The deal is: if the beta test is successfull, they are free to do whatever they want with it.
I0nic recently demonstrated his jailbreak on iPod Touch 4G. I hope to get iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak soon.
Hackers have released Sn0wBreeze 2.4 beta 1 utility, which is able to jailbreak the latest iOS 4.3.1. This jailbreak is tethered for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS new bootrom, iPad, iPod Touch 3G, iPod Touch 4G. Tethered means that every reboot you will have to connect device to a computer and boot it using special utility (iBooty). Sn0wBreeze 2.4 beta 1 provides untethered jailbreak for iPhone 3GS old bootrom.
Sn0wbreeze also preserves your baseband, which is very useful for unlockers. Using Sn0wbreeze you can update firmware iOS 4.3.1, while preserve old unlockable baseband. It also works with iPhone 3GS with 06.15 baseband.
It is still beta, so there might be bugs so use at your own risk.
You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.4 beta 1 for Windows here.
Comex, famous iPhone hacker, tweeted today that the kernel exploit for jailbreak he had found long ago was closed by Apple in recent iOS 4.3.1. This exploit could be used to jailbreak iPad 2.
As noticed by @0naj, my kernel exploit was fixed in 4.3.1.
I try not to be paranoid, but it is really hard to explain this as anything but a leak.
The funny thing is that my "new" kernel exploit is actually the kernel exploit used by JailbreakMe 2.0. It was never properly fixed.
It stayed there from 4.0.2 through 4.3, but was magically found in time for 4.3.1. well, go go @MuscleNerd and @i0n1c I guess
This is not good news. However we have recently seen working untethered jailbreak video. There are other vulnerabilities in iOS 4.3.1.
Here is a nice video for all jailbreakers. Hacker used sn0wbreeze to tether jailbreak iPod Touch 4G. Than he installed new untether exploit using SSH. Watch the result:
Apple seems really dislike everything that helps users to jailbreak their devices. This time Apple blocked access to the Cydia website via Wi-Fi network in Apple retail stores. If you try accessing Cydia on a device connected to one of Apple’s Wi-Fi hotspots, you’ll be surprised to see Apple’s website load instead. As far as we remember, last year federal regulators said that it was no longer illegal to hack or jailbreak an iPhone. However, Apple doesn’t care about that and continues its “war” with jailbroken devices.
We still have not seen good untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.3. However hackers already confirm, that future iOS 4.3.1 is still vulnerable to jailbreak. Good news, but where is our jailbreak?