Microsoft Applauds Ingenuity of Windows RT Jailbreak

Posted January 8, 2013 at 2:56am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 18285 views

Microsoft is giving props to security researcher clrokr who has developed a jailbreak for Windows RT allowing desktop applications to run on the ARM-based OS, reports The Verge.

A spokesperson was quick to "applaud the ingenuity of the folks who worked this out and the hard work they did to document it," in a statement to The Verge.

Microsoft says that running desktop apps on Windows RT is "not something the average user could, or reasonably would, leverage as it requires local access to a system, local administration rights and a debugger in order to work." The company also notes that it's not guarenteed that the vulnerability "will be there in future releases" of Windows RT suggesting they may patch the flaw in the future.

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JoshvanHulst - January 10, 2013 at 1:37am
This beautiful work! We need to donate to the user who made this possible!!
Chinovic - January 8, 2013 at 9:24pm
All software company should congratulate ppl that can do things like this or hire then to make a better software (open source ftw).
FreeApps - January 8, 2013 at 5:49am
Get free apps from this site no joke easy
James - January 8, 2013 at 4:13am
It didn't take much i see :)
odedo1 - January 8, 2013 at 3:12am
Pod2G already got his iPhone 5 iOS 6.0.2 jailbroken but he said that he won't release the jailbreak till after 6.1 is out so Apple won't block it, so there is no ETA yet but it will take a month or 2 for 6.1 to be out, I'm guessing it's a good and bad news all together.
nekton - January 8, 2013 at 3:46am
You might not have said that explicitly on Reddit but most readers will have inferred it from what you did say—care to elucidate a little more here on when a jb release might be expected? And kudos BTW for the exploits.
nekton - January 8, 2013 at 3:58am
Garghh—planetbeing said something like it not pod2G. Apologies pod2G.
Husham - January 8, 2013 at 4:13am
Hi pod2g. I think the confusion is from such news sites.
James - January 8, 2013 at 4:13am
are you the real pod2g?
AppleBoringNow - January 8, 2013 at 6:24am
Jailbreak RIP!! Installous shut down
orgteen - January 8, 2013 at 10:11am
Sorry, you'r not Pod2G.
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