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  • Planetbeing Up For Challenge to Make iPhone 4 Exploit Jailbreak Happen



    Bright and early this morning, Planetbeing, of the iPhone Dev Team, enticed our imaginations and sparked our hopes with an exciting post on Twitter: a tweet that indicates that it is, indeed, possible to develop exploits that - get ready for this - can work far beyond the present days of the iOS 4 and well into the future of iPhone operating systems.

    Having the iPhone 4 bootrom makes it possible to develop exploits that are immune to firmware upgrades (unlike the Spirit family of jbs)
    One hour before the tweet that jailrbreakers are just now widely becoming aware of, Planetbeing also stated: "Yay, just managed to get this out: SHA1(iphone4-bootrom.bin)= 03203a4ebc24bd2488efdaaa19f0c9589496011f (prolly same as ipad, though)." Only a few short days ago, Nick chronicled MuscleNerd and planetbeing's announcement that Comex's Spirit userland jailbreak has been ported to work on iOS 4 and, yes, the iPhone 4.



    But it wasn't the bootrom exploit, meaning that Apple could patch it in a subsequent update. Thanks to the update today Planetbeing, we're now seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

    Unfortunately - and, incredibly, we're already getting this question by the truckload - there is no release time as of yet. But all eyes are now on Planetbeing to see where we will go from here. Nonetheless, the first public image of Cydia running on the iPhone 4 is still enough to keep us up all night thinking about the possibilities that now shortly lie ahead.

    Images via Twitter
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Planetbeing Up For Challenge to Make iPhone 4 Exploit Jailbreak Happen started by Michael Essany View original post
    Comments 174 Comments
    1. Windmeel's Avatar
      Windmeel -
      I needs my iPhone 4 JB
    1. HKiller9123's Avatar
      HKiller9123 -
      w00t
    1. Simon76's Avatar
      Simon76 -
      please,release it now.i want my iphone 4 jailbreak.
    1. Ticko's Avatar
      Ticko -
      saw this on twitter when i woke up this morning...really hope it happens soon because i am currently carrying around my 3G and iphone4 wherever i go...lol i would love to cancel my tmobile service and use my iphone 4 stictly but id love to have it jb'd first
    1. metaljay's Avatar
      metaljay -
      wow my iphone4 is boring without a jailbreak lol
    1. jaylou180's Avatar
      jaylou180 -
      Can u imagine 3G unrestrictor and doing FaceTime over 3G. Ohhh the possibilities
    1. hectoraponte67's Avatar
      hectoraponte67 -
      I'm in the same boat..! iOS4 in a 3GS and firmware 05-13-04 model mc without jailbreak. I miss my jailbreak in 3.1.3. and Blackra1n.
    1. babyblue_pimp's Avatar
      babyblue_pimp -
      iPhone 4 jailbreak will change everything. Again.
    1. eortizr's Avatar
      eortizr -
      Quote Originally Posted by metaljay View Post
      wow my iphone4 is boring without a jailbreak lol
      all iphones are boring without jb
    1. urfriendlazy's Avatar
      urfriendlazy -
      i can't wait! keep up the good work!
    1. pm_kennedy's Avatar
      pm_kennedy -
      So many things I miss from the jailbreak. iPhone 4 is an amazing device...but just doesn't feel the same with out the JB. I check twitter and MMi constantly to see if any new progress has been made.
    1. rolandgabor's Avatar
      rolandgabor -
      Please please free my phone. It's screaming for air. It has to get out of Jail.
    1. shadow-evillink's Avatar
      shadow-evillink -
      I like the 3G unrestritor idea. But miss most of all is ifile, download plugin manager, and mywi!
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      I don't miss theming so much as iRealSMS and QuickReply!
    1. k.nitsua's Avatar
      k.nitsua -
      I keep swiping my statusbar on my iPhone 4 for SBSettings out of habit...

      ::sigh::
    1. gafu's Avatar
      gafu -
      keep it up guys youre doing a great job.In advance,thanks!
    1. TheGrandFinale2001's Avatar
      TheGrandFinale2001 -
      All this teasing is driving me crazy. If the iPhone jailbreak was a girl it would be giving me blue balls right now lol
    1. adp's Avatar
      adp -
      ^LOL!!!

      Quickreply and SBSettings are a must...hope it comes soon

      Another pic below...

      This is from MuscleNerd's twitter. And it's most likely an iPhone 4 because it only has one bar of signal...lol


    1. interstink's Avatar
      interstink -
      Im waiting patiently to purchase an iPhone 4 until there is a jailbreak. That microSIM stopped me from just purchasing day one! Do it right, not fast...
    1. olivo42's Avatar
      olivo42 -
      I'm in the same boat..! iOS4 in a 3GS and firmware 05-13-04 model MB without jailbreak. I Also miss my jailbreak in 3.1.2. and Blackra1n.