“iPhone developer chpwn first noticed the firmware update and posted a link to it on Twitter,” Ong reports. “‘AppleTV2,1_4.1_8M89_Restore.ipsw,’ a 242 MB download, is available from Apple’s download site.”
Ong reports, “The iPhone Dev-Team subsequently announced that it had already successfully used SHAtter, an in-development iOS 4.1 exploit, to jailbreak the new Apple TV firmware, Maggadget reports. ‘Even though the new AppleTV isn’t yet in people’s homes, the firmware is available on Apple’s normal public distribution servers and SHAtter has been used to decrypt its keys,’ wrote the iPhone Dev Team on their blog.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Jax44” for the heads up.]