JailbreakMe Is Now Safe To Use After Being Transferred Over to Saurik

Jay Freeman, also known as Saurik, has purchased the JailbreakMe.com domain making it safe to use again. Yesterday we reported that the JailbreakMe.com domain was no longer safe to use after ConceitedApps had sold the domain. Without control of the domain, the owner could have potentially uploaded malware, or some other malicious work. However, It seems ... Continue Reading →

WARNING: JailbreakMe.com is No Longer Safe to Use for Jailbreaking

iPhone Dev-Team has announced that ConceitedApps has underhandedly sold JailbreakMe.com to an unknown entity and it is no longer safe for use.It’s sad @ConceitedApps sold out http://jailbreakme.com for $$. Luckily we have http://jailbreaks.me and won’t ever sell out, said MuscleNerd.the new owner of jailbreakme.com is absolutely unknown, ... Continue Reading →

Apple Hired JailbreakMe Founder Comex

Comex, the hacker behind recent iOS jailbreaks has announced that he will soon go to work for Apple. It’s been really, really fun, but it’s also been a while and I’ve been getting bored. So, the week after next I will be starting an internship with Apple. MuscleNerd from the iPhone Dev-Team has already wished Comex the best, ... Continue Reading →

Forbes Profiles Nicholas Allegra A.K.A. Comex

Forbes profiles Nicholas Allegra a.k.a. Comex, the hacker who brought us JailbreakMe, in a new article published online. Nicholas Allegra lives with his parents in Chappaqua, New York. The tall, shaggy-haired and bespectacled 19-year old has been on leave from Brown University since last winter, looking for an internship. And in the meantime, ... Continue Reading →

Comex Releases Source Code Of JailbreakMe 3.0 “Saffron”

As promised previously, iOS hacker comex has released the source code of his jailbreaking tool JailbreakMe 3.0. The code allows capable people to look through it and understand how JBme casts it spell on unassuming iOS devices.   Comex is a hacker who is very well-known among the iPhone/iPad jailbreaking community. He is amongst the most accomplished ... Continue Reading →

Comex Releases JailbreakMe Fix for Verizon iPhones

Comex has released a fix for a JailbreakMe bug that could cause Verizon iPhones to get stuck at the Apple logo and be unable to boot. If you are in this situation, there are two options: 1. Hold down the home and power buttons until you see "Connect to iTunes", then use iTunes to restore to the latest firmware. This will lose data stored ... Continue Reading →

JailbreakMe Update Now Available as ‘Essential Upgrade’ in Cydia

Comex has released an update to JailbreakMe as an ‘Essential Upgrade’ that can be installed via Cydia, saurik reports. So, @comex made some fixes to the kernel patches for JailbreakMe, and we are pushing them as an "Essential Upgrade"… I hope this works! To be clear: do /not/ go back to jailbreakme.com and "redo" ... Continue Reading →

JailbreakMe has being using by over 2,000,000 Jailbreakers

On July 7th, we reported that jailbreak passes a million Jailbreakers and just today , passed 2,000,000 clicks of the jailbreak button on http://t.co/162qNvZ! In only a few days time, 2,000,000 devices have been jailbroken using JailbreakMe 3.0, reports chpwn. Comex released the jailbreak on July 6th. It supports all devices including the iPad 2. ... Continue Reading →

Comex Will Update JailbreakMe Tomorrow to Fix Camera Connection Kit Issue

Comex has announced that he will update JailbreakMe 3.0 tomorrow to fix the issue with the Camera Connection Kit. Update tomorrow will fix an issue with installing some packages and the issue with the Camera Connection Kit. I still don’t understand the (apparently very common, but not reproducible by me) issue where Cydia starts to install ... Continue Reading →

Jailbreakme.com passes a million Jailbreaks

We were the first ones to report that Jailbreakme.com was live last night at about 2am ET.  That was about 20 hours ago.  Just a few minutes ago, @chpwn tweeted that they’d surpassed a million jailbreaks on JailbreakMe.com.  That’s a pretty impressive distribution vector. Although there was some concern going in that Comex ... Continue Reading →