Released alongside iOS 4.3.4 is iOS 4.2.9 for CDMA based iPhone 4 on Verizon’s network that patches PDF vulnerability in Mobile Safari exposed by the recently released JailbreakMe 3.0 tool by Comex.
While Sn0wbreeze 2.7.1 can already jailbreak iOS 4.2.8 on Verizon iPhone 4, the problem is that it is for Windows users only. If you happen to be a Mac user, and want to untether jailbreak your Verizon iPhone 4 on iOS 4.2.8, you can do so now with this PwnageTool bundle.
Yes that’s right! iPhone developer and hacker ih8sn0w has released an updated version of Sn0wbreeze which finally brings support for jailbreaking Verizon iPhone 4 on iOS 4.2.7 untethered!
iOS 4.2.7 is also available now for CDMA iPhone 4 users on Verizon, alongside iOS 4.3.2 for GSM iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPad, iPod touch 3G/4G.
Despite having a redesigned antenna, it seems like iPhone 4’s “antennagate” isn't over it. After taking it through their regular test, iLounge has discovered that the CDMA based iPhone 4 on Verizon suffers from the same antenna issues that plagued the original GSM iPhone 4, which was launched back in June last year.
So as it turned out, the Verizon iPhone 4 is vulnerable to Limera1n bootrom based exploit, and untethered GreenPois0n kernel based exploit which makes it possible to jailbreak on iOS 4.2.6, untethered using GreenPois0n RC5.4.
Why do you think Verizon iPhone could be a better buy than AT&T's? Well, the AT&T users know the answer, but for the rest of the folks out there, the latest Verizon iPhone commercial embedded below gives the answer.
Apple has posted iOS 4.2.6 for Verizon iPhone 4 ahead of its scheduled launch date, that is on February 10th, 2011.
Apple has started airing a new iPhone 4 commercial which brings two of the largest American cellular networks together on-screen.