News tagged ‘p0sixninja’
Recently the hacker tweeted that the 'the next jailbreak might be created entirely by me' saying that he had discovered several exploits needed for the new jailbreak.
In an interview to iDesignTimes p0sixninja commented that he will definitely not release jailbreak for iOS 6.x.
P0sixninja says that he has found the exploits necessary to release a new jailbreak. He does not mention it, but it looks like this jailbreak will be for the latest iOS 6.1.3. In the past the hacker contributed to various jailbreak releases in the past including: GreenPois0n, Cdev Reporter, Absinthe, etc.
Well, so far it looks like the next jailbreak might be created entirely by me.
Just so everyone knows, I'm no longer associated with Chronic-Dev Team. And hopefully by now everyone sees it was never about the money for me.
Here's some clips of the jailbreak dream team presenting at HITBSecConf last week posted by JailbreakCon.
Tomorrow is the first conference day at famous hacker event HITBSecConf2012. The conference schedule shows that Chronic Team members Joshua Hill (@p0sixninja), Cyril (@pod2g), Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks) and David Wang (@planetbeing) will speak about Corona jailbreak and Absinthe jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1. iPhone Dev-Team member MuscleNerd will speak about "Evolution of the iPhone Baseband and Unlocks".
The HITBSecConf2012 schedule is available
We're testing & fixing problems with the jb app (that @pimskeks finished the majority of at incredible speed). Still needs to be polished.
P0sixninja also tweeted it should not be much longer before the jailbreak gets released.
not much longer now
We hope to see the utilities soon, because more than a week ago there were tweetes that jailbreak should have been ready in few days.
It looks like iPad 2 and iPhone 4S untethered jailbreak will truly be a team effort. Recently another hacker Saurik joined the team and made "some major contributions" yesterday.
Today, MuscleNerd noted that the team has received some major contributions from saurik:
@planetbeing, the legendary hacker behind iPhone Linux and lot of jailbreaks has joined the A5 research! The famous @MuscleNerd, the leader of the iPhone Dev Team, who did a lot of tests for Corona and whom integrated it and made it simple in redsn0w is willing to help also. And last, but not least @p0sixninja, the leader of the Chronic Dev Team, and my partner for years on iPhone security research has started to code and fuzz the Apple sandbox.
That means that we now have a dream team to create a public release of the A5 jailbreak.
Untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.0.1 has already been released. While there is no reason not to update to iOS 5.0.1, there might be some users who would like to stay on iOS 5 and have untethered jailbreak there too.
Famous hacker Joshua Hill (nickname p0sixninja) has recently posted via twitter that an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 will be released soon after testing.
@p0sixninja: 5.0 untether will be coming soon, we still have some testing and bugs to work out
Semi-tethered jailbreak is already available for some devices for both iOS 5 and iOS 5.0.1. But we all want untethered jailbreak and we want jailbreak for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. So why not help hackers to find new exploits and vulnerabilities?
The Chronic Dev-Team has a released a tool to collect crash reports from iOS devices in order to find vulnerabilities that could lead to an untethered jailbreak.
The idea is very simple. When your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch crashes it sends data to Apple (you can turn it this off though). Apple uses these reports to update iOS in the future. By the way, it also uses them to fix exploits found by jailbreakers. P0sixninja says that Apple closed several exploits they have found in IOS 5 beta before the final version of the software was released.
In order to find more vulnerabilities as fast as possible, the team has developed a tool which will copy the crash reports from your device and analyze them to locate potential exploits. The tool will also remove the crash reports from your device and modify your iTunes installation to prevent uploading of that diagnostic information to Apple.
Hackers from the Chronic Dev Team recently announced that they have found 5 userland exploits in iOS 5. To us this means that it is very likely that an untethered jailbreak will be available for the upcoming firmware release.
P0sixninja made the announcement at MyGreatFest jailbreak conference held in London, England.
While this is a "record breaking number of exploits found", userland exploits can be easily fixed via a minor software update. The exploits are kept in secret, so hopefully Apple won't fix them before the expected iOS 5 launch next month.
The jailbreak is expected for all devices, including iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad, iPad 2, iPod Touch and even future iPhone 4S and iPhone 5.
Geohot started working at Facebook in May and actually announced it on his Facebook account on June 17th:
"Facebook is really an amazing place to work...first hackathon over."
This means that we should not expect any new iPhone jailbreak and unlock utils from him.
The Chronic Dev-Team has announced via twitter an untethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.1. This should work for iPhone 3GS (new bootrom), iPhone 4 and iPad. And it will not require saved iOS 4.2b3 SHSH keys.
The untether is demoed in the video below. It's a result of a collaboration between @0naj, @p0sixninja, and @pod2g. P0sixninja has previously said it will not require iOS 4.2b3 SHSH blobs.
A small bug with wifi still remains. They will release utility as soon as they fix it.
Here is a video proof: