iPhone 3GSIt had been rumoured that the latest batch of iPhone 3GS handsets off the production were jailbreak proof but it seems not. Apple is now advertising for a security manager to fight jailbreaking while hackers have just announced a new method. Read on for more on the war…

If you’ve got a jailbroken iPhone but have been holding back from the iPhone OS 3.1.2 update, two new jailbreaking solutions have arrived blackrain and blacksn0w. But your jailbreaking ways could soon be at an end.

Apple is currently looking for a manager to lead a new team dedicated to boosting the iPhone’s security and shutting down jailbreaks.

Security exploits are what make the iPhone jailbreaking possible and Apple’s looking to shut those holes in the OS down. It is looking to hire an iPhone OS Platform Security Manager to focus “on the platform security of iPhone OS.”

The new crack team of jailbreak fighters will be tasked with maintaining “secure booting and installation of the OS”. Now, tighter security is a good thing for most users but it will mean that jailbreaking and unlocking will become harder or even impossible in the future.

Out now | £varies | Apple (via Ars Technica)

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