New Version of iPhone 2.0 Beta Firmware!

New Version of iPhone 2.0 Beta Firmware!

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A new version of the iPhone 2.0 Beta Firmware has been seeded to developers. The build is 5a225c.

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- Appstore and iTunes store cannot be switched on via parental controls anymore

New Version of iPhone 2.0 Beta Firmware!

New Version of iPhone 2.0 Beta Firmware!
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Fred
Fred - March 31, 2008 at 2:49pm
@dt "...By the way, it has been mentioned that many of these hacks for the iPhone have come from leaks inside Apple itself." That's the Social Engineering i'm talking about...
dt
dt - March 30, 2008 at 1:57pm
I did not say they did not do good work. I was talking about the way they go about their work. There are two different things. Apple does not lock the iPhone down simply because unlocked iPhones are still money and at the end of the day, Apple is a hardware company. For every iPhone that is unlocked, Apple can keep all of the proceeds and not share them with anyone. They make money from their partners and from guys like me that buy them and unlock them. This is a win-win for them. As for the encryption issue, you are completely wrong. I defy you or anyone else to crack, hack, smack, etc.... any military grade encryption. Considering I work for the govt and have first hand knowledge and experience with such systems, I can say with 100% assuredness that you are well off the mark. That is unless you have a Cray computer handy to crunch the numbers. So please describe this social engineering hack that you mentioned. By the way, it has been mentioned that many of these hacks for the iPhone have come from leaks inside Apple itself. This sounds very plausible considering how complex RSA and encryption schemes are.
Fred
Fred - March 30, 2008 at 1:42pm
dt: Don't you think the Dev Team has done some fantastic work? Why are you so negative? You think they are a bunch of kids...but you seem a little immature yourself. There isn't ANY secured digital media that hasn't been successfully hacked, from blueboxing to bluray ... if it was that easy to just "put military grade RSA" to use, then why haven't they already done so? Computers and computer programs are VERY complex systems, and there is ALWAYS a weak point or bug to exploit somewhere. And if not, then there is always the social engineering hack ...
dt
dt - March 30, 2008 at 4:25am
@Rob, Thanks for explaining the obvious. This very reason is why I do not have much respect for the so called Dev Team. They act like a bunch of kids (what they are) and tip their hand time and time again. If Apple decided to really get pissed off and put military grade RSA or security on the iPhone, there is no one and I mean NO ONE that can crack it. Military grade security is NSA level encryption and quite easy to implement. So the constant whining crew that brag about their latest exploits are not doing anyone a favor.
Rob
Rob - March 29, 2008 at 10:19pm
@dean why would the dev team release the "hack" for the 1.2 firmware now? Just to give Apple a chance to fix the hack? You will have to wait like the rest of us when it's released and even longer until the 1.2 firmware is hacked and is safe to install. //Rob
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