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Apple's IOS 4.3.2 gets jailbroken within a week

The Ipad 2 holds out a bit longer
Tue Apr 19 2011, 11:03

SHINY TOY MAKER Apple didn't have to wait long until IOS 4.3.2 got jailbroken, with redsn0w being updated to crack Apple's latest IOS release wide open.

The Iphone Dev Team has announced that the redsn0w untethered jailbreak tool has been updated to support Apple's IOS 4.3.2. Apple released the updated version of IOS last week with a number of bug fixes but it didn't take long for the clever chaps at the Iphone Dev Team to work around the cappuccino company's roadblocks.

At present redsn0w works on all devices that run IOS 4.3.2 except for the Ipad 2. Initially there was a problem with the Iphone 4 requiring a tethered jailbreak, however the Dev Team has since fixed the issue and an untethered jailbreak for the GSM Iphone 4 is now available.

The untethered redsn0w jailbreak is available for both Windows and Mac OS X users. The Dev Team said that it will release an updated version of its Pwnagetool later this week.

Jailbreaking Apple's IOS allows fanbois to load applications from alternative sources, meaning those that were rejected by Apple's censors at its App Store can be loaded onto IOS devices. Apple tries to block jailbreaking by issuing updates to IOS, however as history has shown, the Iphone Dev Team is never far behind Apple.

Although Apple's Ipad 2 might be safe from redsn0w for now, don't expect it to be long before the fruit themed company's latest shiny drinks tray gets cracked too. µ


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