Articles tagged with: GeoHot

Microsoft Opening Up Windows Phone 7 to Developers: Indirectly Invites Geohot for Talks!

Microsoft Opening Up Windows Phone 7 to Developers: Indirectly Invites Geohot for Talks!

When Chevron released its jailbreaking tool for Windows Phone 7, Microsoft was quick to react, getting into talks with the developers to take the tool off while initiating a dialogue for better interaction. The two will interact this week and it will be interesting to see what transpires.
This seems to …

Jailbreak iPhone 4 Running iOS 4.3 Beta Using the Just-released PwnageTool Bundle

Jailbreak iPhone 4 Running iOS 4.3 Beta Using the Just-released PwnageTool Bundle

Just released is an unofficial PwnageTool that will let you jailbreak iOS 4.3 beta firmware on iPhone 4. It is based on Geohot’s Limera1n bootrom exploit that takes credit for pwning all iOS devices permanently. It is important to know that this unofficial version of PwnageTool will not preserve the …

Frustrated Apple Seeks Federal Government Help to Stop iPhone Jailbreaks

Frustrated Apple Seeks Federal Government Help to Stop iPhone Jailbreaks

The cat and mouse game between Apple and developers coming out with jailbreaks no sooner the former announces an upgraded iOS has got a new twist.
Apple has been constantly working on upgrades to its iOS to stop jailbreaking and unlocking of its devices, especially the iPhones. So far developers seem …

Sony File Lawsuit Against Geohot and fail0verflow Team Over PS3 Jailbreak

Sony File Lawsuit Against Geohot and fail0verflow Team Over PS3 Jailbreak

We knew this was coming. PlayStation 3 exploits and jailbreak tools were made public recently. That it enraged Sony Corp was obvious. Now, comes the consequence. Sony has sued Geohot (aka George Hotz) as well as the fail0verflow team for their dare.
Redmondpie.com revealed an excerpt from the lawsuit reads:
“Defendants George …

GreenPois0n for iOS 4.2.1 Jailbreak Release Around the Corner

GreenPois0n for iOS 4.2.1 Jailbreak Release Around the Corner

Chronic Dev Team’s Joshua Hill, aka p0sixninja, has gone public with his statement that there will soon be an updated version of GreenPois0n that will support iOS 4.2.1 jailbreak. Only a few sandbox patches remain to be put in place.

GreenPois0n uses Geohot’s Limera1n bootrom exploit that pwns all iOS devices …

New Version Redsn0w Based on Limera1n Exploit; Can Jailbreak All iOS Devices on 4.1

New Version Redsn0w Based on Limera1n Exploit; Can Jailbreak All iOS Devices on 4.1

Consider this the iPhone Dev Team’s Halloween treat. The team has just released a new version (0.9.6b2) of Redsn0w. Based on GeoHot’s Limera1n exploit, the new version can jailbreak iOS 4.1 on:

iPhone 4
iPhone 3GS
iPhone 3G
iPad (on iOS 3.2.2)
iPod touch 4G / 3G / 2G (non-MC model).

Announcing the incorporation of the …

Sn0wbreeze Developer iH8sn0w Jailbreaks iOS 4.2 for iPad Using Limera1n Exploit

Sn0wbreeze Developer iH8sn0w Jailbreaks iOS 4.2 for iPad Using Limera1n Exploit

Heard of iH8sn0w’s recent Tweet? It said:
Yay! iPad 4.2 b3 jailbroken. — http://moby.to/4ttxrx // Weird that MobileTerminal runs in simulator. :/
Yes, the iPhone developer behind Sn0wbreeze has finally managed to jailbreak iOS 4.2 Beta 3 for iPad. Again Geohot’s untethered bootrom level Limera1n exploit came in handy to achieve the …

Geohot Has an Untethered iBoot-Level Exploit Up His Sleeve; Can Help to Pwn Future iOS Devices for Life

Geohot Has an Untethered iBoot-Level Exploit Up His Sleeve; Can Help to Pwn Future iOS Devices for Life

Many had wondered why George Hotz, aka GeoHot used a userland exploit from Comex to make Limera1n untethered. As it turns out, GeoHot wanted to save his untethered version of bootrom exploit, which we hear is more potent than the exploit used in Limera1n. Reports of GeoHot being in possession …

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 or iOS 4.0 on iPod Touch 4G and iPod Touch 3G with Limera1n For Mac

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 or iOS 4.0 on iPod Touch 4G and iPod Touch 3G with Limera1n For Mac

We have already written about Limera1n which is released just before the greenpois0n jailbreak tool. After the release of Limera1n for Windows GeoHot has released limera1n for Mac that can be used to jailbreak iOS 4.1 on all the iDevices. So Mac users can now download limera1n to jailbreak iPhone …

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 or iOS 4.0 on iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS with Limera1n For Mac

How To Jailbreak iOS 4.1 or iOS 4.0 on iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS with Limera1n For Mac

We have already written about Limera1n which is released just before the greenpois0n jailbreak tool. After the release of Limera1n for Windows GeoHot has released limera1n for Mac that can be used to jailbreak iOS 4.1 on all the iDevices. So Mac users can now download limera1n to jailbreak iPhone …