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Apple boots out iPhone super hacker Comex

Apple boots out iPhone super hacker Comex

Nicholas Allegra's launch to fame came from his unusual penchant for hunting down cracks in the iPhone's source code. Known as the hacker Comex, he made himself a venerable thorn in Apple's side after repeatedly releasing JailBreakMe, giving iPhone users worldwide the ability to jailbreak their Apple mobile devices. In a semi-surprising move, Apple gave Allegra an internship, which has come to a sudden end a year later.

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Apple’s Newest Intern is also iOS’ Greatest Hacker

Apple’s Newest Intern is also iOS’ Greatest Hacker

When it comes to Apple's mobile platform iOS, this operating system running on the ultra-successful iPhone and iPad as well as iPod Touch, there's a certain word that represents the illegal hacking of the ecosystem: Jailbreaking. When it comes to Jailbreaking, aka beating Apple's security barriers and editing Apple's code as one sees fit, Comex is the man. His site JailbreakMe.com famously made breaking into your iDevice as easy as visiting a website - and he's announced today that he's joining the Apple team as their newest intern.

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iPad 2 jailbreak discovered

iPad 2 jailbreak discovered

Apple's iPad 2 only went on sale this past Friday, but already the second-generation iOS tablet has been jailbroken. The handiwork of notorious Apple hacker comex, the jailbreak - which will allow third-party apps to be installed on the iPad 2, along with other modifications - has not yet been released publicly.

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iOS 4.2.1 Untethered Jailbreak gets video demo

iOS 4.2.1 Untethered Jailbreak gets video demo

The iPhone Dev Team has announced a new, untethered jailbreak for iOS devices running 4.2.1, including the iPod touch 4G, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and iPad. The new system takes advantage of the 4.2b3 hashes backed up by Cydia, and is being described as a "backup plan" by team member MuscleNerd, since comex is currently working on "a more extensible" alternative method.

Video demo after the cut

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Dev-Team outlines jailbreak with 4.2.1 update

Dev-Team outlines jailbreak with 4.2.1 update

With the latest Apple firmware for the iPhone now official Dev-Team has started to talk about how to unlock your Apple device once the update is applied and with devices that are already unlocked. Naturally, if you are unlocked already, you should NOT apply the new official update, as this will clamp your iPhone down again. Dev-Team reminds that already unlocked users need to wait for the revised update before applying.

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