Apple Releases iOS 4.0.2

Apple has released iOS 4.0.2 for iPhone/iPod touch and iOS 3.2.2 for iPad to patch the PDF exploit that has been using in their current browser based jailbreak. Meaning that if you’re planning on jailbreaking anytime soon, don’t upgrade your iDevice past 4.0.1 or else you’ll be sunk.

Never fear though, if you failed at using commonsense and have already upgraded, the jailbreaking community is hard at work on a new jailbreak for 4.0.2, although it’s likely this one will end up being a tethered jailbreak (in other words it will require a computer in order to jailbreak your iDevice).

Jailbreak 101: Jailbreaking Redux

A few weeks back I covered how to jailbreak your iDevice, but now there’s a new, easier way to do it, one that also doesn’t require the use of a computer to complete. Oh, and it adds supports for iOS 4.0 and 4.0.1!

Now this jailbreak works on the device itself and uses a PDF exploit that Apple says it already has a fix for, so jump on the bandwagon and make sure not to install iOS 4.0.2 when it drops next week as it will likely break this exploit.

Ready? Here we go.
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