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“Methods for jailbreaking the iPad 2 have been out there almost since the device’s release in the spring,” Eric Mack reports for CNET. “Now, with the official release of JailbreakMe 3.0, jailbreaking the Apple tablet can be done in minutes from a Safari browser window via the JailbreakMe Web site.”
“Comex, the Apple hacker behind the jailbreak, initially broke into the iPad 2 in March, and has apparently been working to polish the JailbreakMe Web app ever since,” Mack reports. “The key is a vulnerability in iOS 4.3 tied to how the system displays PDF files.”
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