iPad 2 Jailbreak

Apple Launches iOS 4.3.4 to Patch PDF Exploit

Apple released iOS 4.3.4 (4.2.9 for the Verizon iPhone) to patch the vulnerability that was used for JailbreakMe 3.0, but could also be used for malicious reasons. The PDF exploit allowed hackers to access your passwords, built-in-cameras, contact databases and so on. The description of the update says it "fixes [a] security vulnerability associated with viewing malicious PDF files."

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Apple acknowledged the hole last week after the German Federal Office for Information Security issued a warning about the possibility of infected PDFs remotely taking over devices.

Time Warner's TWCable TV App Not Jailbreak Friendly?

If you are one of the many iPad owners who downloaded JailbreakMe 3.0 yesterday, you may discover that Time Warner's TWCable TV app is not jailbreak friendly.

According to Engadget, freedom loving iPad owners who are trying to access the TWCable TV app are receiving an error message that says it does not support "jailbroken" devices.

Jailbreak 3.0 TWCable TV app error message

What should you do? It looks like you will have to decide what you love more; The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills or Jailbreak. You can restore your device to its factory settings, find a Jailbreak friendly way to stream movies and TV shows to your iPad, or watch TV the old fashioned way.

iPad 2 Jailbreak is Finally Here!

After weeks of hints, rumors and even an early leak, JailbreakMe 3.0 is finally here! The new jailbreak works on any iOS 4.3.3 device, including the iPad 2! It's available for free at Jailbreakme.com thanks to Comex , Grant Paul (aka chpwn), and Jay Freeman (aka saurik).

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Comex to Release JailbreakMe.com iPad 2 Jailbreak July 4 or 5?

Most of you have heard by now that Comex's iPad 2 jailbreak was leaked on Saturday morning. We originally thought a private beta tester leaked an early version of the jailbreak on YouTube, but that isn't entirely true. Here's the entire story:

On June 11 the hacker known as Comex published a picture of a ski run labeled "PDF" on jailbreakme.com. We assumed it was a reference to the iPad and iPhone root password 'alpine' and the discovery of a new PDF exploit.

iPad 2 Jailbreak

Our suspicions were confirmed on June 19 when Comex tweeted that he was "diligently" working on an iPad 2 jailbreak, followed by a long explanation posted on Twitlonger. A few days later Comex said he was running behind and that a rumored July 17 release date was untrue.

On Saturday, July 1st a video and image of Cydia 1.1.2 running on an iPad 2 flooded the internet. The leak was later confirmed to be real by several sources. Comex responded to the news by claiming someone had used a dictionary attack to release a "buggy" version of the jailbreak putting him on a "useless time limit."

iPad 2 Jailbreak Leaked

According to several reports, JailbreakMe 3.0 for the iPad 2 has been leaked online by a private beta tester. According to one source it's only compatible with iOS 4.3, and that's probably why some tech blogs are reporting that it's only working for some people.

It is important to note that this was not released by Comex, and you should follow the video and link at your own risk. Remember to back up your iPad 2 before jumping in.

Comex has yet to comment, but he did tweet about the beta a few hours before the leak.

IPad 2 Jailbreak: It's Been Far Too Long

Comex, who has been teasing us with an iPad 2 jailbreak for over two-weeks now, updated Jailbreakme.com with a message that reads, "It's been far too long, no seriously."

Last week Comex tweeted that he is "working on both the iPad 2 jailbreak and lots of other exciting projects" before posting a long explanation via Twitlonger. The famed userland jailbreak hacker also said he missed his own deadline, and that the "leaked" July 17 iPad 2 jailbreak release date is untrue.

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Comex Still Working on iPad 2 Jailbreak

Following anyone's Twitter conversation can be a confusing experience, especially when it involves something as technical as an iOS jailbreak, but two recent tweets from Comex suggests he is still working on the rumored iPad 2 jailbreak we've all been waiting for.

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After several hints, teases, and an actual confirmation a rumored July 17 release date was announced, but was quickly shot down by Comex and his team. This week Comex admitted that the iPad 2 jailbreak is late tweeting, "See, I’m always lying about my release dates."

iPad 2 Jailbreak Confirmed

Last week we guessed that the hacker known as Comex was working on an iPad 2 jailbreak based on a teaser image he posted on Twitter. Today, the iPhone Dev-Team tweeted that they're "diligently working on both the iPad 2 jailbreak and lots of other exciting projects."

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It's unknown what other projects they're currently working on, but Comex posted details about the upcoming iPad jailbreak on Twitlonger. Check out his long technical explanation below, and prepare yourself for an iPad 2 jailbreak to be released very soon!

Comex Says Suspected iPad 2 Jailbreak "Almost Ready"

We guessed a few days ago that an iPad 2 jailbreak may be getting a release based on a teaser image and tweet posted by Comex, the hacker responsible for the famous jailbreakme.com userland jailbreak. Today Comex tweeted, "it's almost ready," after one of his followers begged him to release what he had.

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The teaser image posted on Saturday showed a man skiing down a ski run with a sign marked "PDF." The skiing reference is likely a reference to the iPad and iPhone root password 'alpine', and the sign a reference to a new PDF exploit.

Comex Hints iPad 2 Userland Jailbreak Imminent

Many iPad 2 owners have long lamented the lack of a jailbreak for their tablet. Thanks to Apple's A5 processor, bootrom exploits that have been effective for jailbreaking the iPhone 4 are not effective on the iPad 2. To date, no jailbreak exists for the iPad 2. If we're interpreting a "teaser" image dropped by Comex, famed hacker responsible for the jailbreakme.com userland jailbreak, iPad 2 owners may soon have a way to jailbreak their devices, and an easy, convenient way at that.

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