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New iPhone Hardware Exploit Means Unpatchable Jailbreaking

A new exploit discovered in the iPhone hardware, or more specifically, the A4 processor, makes the iPhone, iPod touch 4G and the iPad jailbreakable for life. The exploit is found in the A4 hardware, so Apple can’t patch this through a software update without updating the hardware.

New exploit found in iPhone hardware makes it jailbreakable for life [Neowin]

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  • Published 09/10/10

Comments (3)

  1. calebstein

    Yeah! Suck on that Apple!

  2. Roi

    @calebstein
    +10000

  3. Col

    Brilliant! And when they realease iCrap5 with modified hardware so many people will be reluctant to upgrade.

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