Comex, the creator of the JailBreakMe website which helps iPhone and iPad owners jailbreak their phones, has been given an internship... at Apple.
Early in July, the JailbreakMe site published an automated, on-line method for opening up iOS 4.3.3 devices. Apple, to its credit, caught up within two weeks, pushing out iOS 4.3.4 to close the hole.
But the jailbreakers are back in already.
A website is making it easy to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad - but could also be giving a blueprint to malicious hackers on how to infect such devices with malware.
Apple has kept true to its promise, and released a security patch for users of iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch, closing the door on a vulnerability that could have exposed them to malware and other malicious attacks. The vulnerability Read more…
A website that has made it simple for iPhone and iPad users to jailbreak their devices may not just be a headache for Apple, but also a portent for future malicious attacks. Owners of Apple gadgets who visit the JailbreakMe Read more…