Apple has always been pretty proud of the way its iPhone handles security, and for good reason. While Android users have had countless apps stealing data, mugging old ladies and generally being bad news, Apple's App Store review process has kept the baddies out of iOS.
Although jailbreaking is most known for the enhancements it adds to portable iOS devices, namely the iPod touch, the iPhone and the iPad, it's also possible to jailbreak the Apple TV and add several interesting new features using an application known as Seas0nPass, which has now been updated to support the newly-released iOS 4.3 for the Apple TV 2G.
Just months before iOS 5 is released and ten days after iOS 4.3.4 came out, one wouldn't expect to ever hear about iOS 4.3.5. It now turns out that yet another update for iOS 4.3 has been uploaded to Apple's servers, allegedly fixing a critical security issue.
Yesterday, we reported on how iOS 4.3.4 won’t be receiving an untethered jailbreak from the hacking community anytime soon. i0n1c’s old exploit that was used to jailbreak iOS 4.3.x has been patched by Apple and new details have emerged regarding the patching of said exploit.
Seas0nPass jailbreak tool has for both Windows and Mac has been updated with the latest untethered exploit to untether the jailbreak on second generation Apple TV, running on the latest iOS 4.3.1 (4.2.1)
Apple today has released iOS 4.3.1 for iPhone 4, 3GS, iPad 2, iPad, and iPod touch 4G/3G. If you upgraded to iOS 4.3.1, and now you want to downgrade back to iOS 4.3, iOS 4.2.1 or 4.1, simply follow the instructions posted below to downgrade iOS 4.3.1 on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch, iPad 2 and iPad 1 to iOS 4.3, iOS 4.2.1, 4.1, 4.0.x.
Some good news for new iPad 2 owners. Vincent, who has a good track record with what's happening around the iPhone jailbreak scene has just tweeted that Chronic Dev Team might have a surprise for all of us.
Yes you read that right! The same source who earlier provided us with screenshots of iPhone 4, unlocked to work on T-Mobile US using Gevey SIM has just provided us more proof to confirm that it can also unlock iPhone 4 on the latest iOS 4.3, Baseband 04.10.01.
A new beta version of Sn0wbreeze 2.3 (iOS 4.3 jailbreak for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch) has just been released. This new beta 3 version adds fix for 4th-gen iPod touch users who were having issues using iBooty.
iPhone developer and hacker iH8sn0w has released an update to Sn0wbreeze 2.3 (iOS 4.3 jailbreak for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), which among many things, brings an option to enable Multitouch Gestures on supported devices, patch for Mobile Substrate, bug fixes for both iBooty and iBSS, and sleep bug fix for iPod touch 4G / 3G users. Full change log is as follows.