Dev Team: New iPhone 3GS Units Not Jailbreak-Proof

News | Thursday October 22 2009 7:29 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

Bootrom is a small piece of code that runs during the boot up and its primary task is to verify that the boot image is not corrupted. Apple has updated this code to also check for unauthorized firmware like the 24kpwn exploit that has been used to jailbreak iPhone 3GS.
In an interview to, Eric McDonald, a member of the
has said that while the updated bootrom does indeed interferes with the 24kpwn exploit, which makes it difficult to start the jailbroken iPhone 3GS if it is shutdown. As a workaround to the problem, one needs to tether (connect) the iPhone to a computer to restart it. While this sounds like needless trouble for jailbroken iPhone users, McDonald has said that it is only a matter of time before the jailbreak team release another exploit to counter the new bootrom.
The cat and mouse game between Apple and the iPhone hacking community has been on for over two years now and Apple only knows too well that an updated exploit should be on its way soon. Nevertheless, contractual obligations mandate that Apple provide all technological infrastructure to help its carrier partners like AT&T from losing customers.
etc, which are currently available on Cydia are available on the iPhone App Store?
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