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Towelroot : The One-Click Android Rooting Solution By Geohot

George Hotz a.k.a GeoHot is a name which needs no introduction when it comes to hacking devices, after working his way out pwning Apple and Sony devices he has now released an Android rooting tool named Towelroot.

Towelroot allows most Android smartphones users to root their Android devices with a single-click and that too without connecting to a computer, one simply needs to download the Towelroot apk file and install it on their devices. Towelroot exploits recently discovered vulnerability CVE-2014-3153 in Linux kernel version 3.14.5 and most versions of other Android devices to get the job done.


GeoHotz Replies To Sony Rapping Style !

Sony sued George Hotz for hacking into their his gaming console Sony PlayStation 3 but GeoHot seems to be enjoying this battle as he posted a new video replying to Sony the RAP style - enjoy the crazy video after the jump.

George Hotz Reply To Sony

GeoHot Offered Free "Windows Phone 7" By Dev Team To Let Him Jailbreak And Develop Upon

WP7 Jailbreak

Unlike Sony and Apple, Microsoft is actually encouraging (or having a soft spot) for jail-breaking their mobile-phone, impressed by Microsoft's approach with ChevronWP7 jailbreakers (they called them to Redmond and gifted them the T-Shirt shown below) jail-breaking star GeoHot posted "perhaps a more appropriate way to deal with jailbreakers, I’m going out to buy a Windows 7 phone" on his website which resulted in some rather interesting response from Windows Mobile 7 Dev Experience Team Director "Brandon Watson" who tweeted back offering a free phone to him to develop upon :

"#geohot if you want to build cool stuff on #wp7, send me email and the team will give you a phone - let dev creativity flourish #wp7dev"

WP7 Jailbreak Reward

GeoHot Sued By Sony For Jail-breaking PlayStation 3

Unlike cellphone companies game-console makers subsidize their products to later make money by selling game-copies earning huge-margins, and this exact reason seems to be the motive why Sony Corporation has taken the legal-route filing an lawsuit against Geohot and the fail0verflow team for developing PlayStation 3 exploits and jailbreak tools releasing them in public which could potentially lead to Pirated PS3 Games hurting Sony's revenue stream.

GeoHot Website Informing About The Lawsuit
Sony PlayStation 3

Geohot PWNS Sony PlayStation 3, Posts Root Keys In Public Encouraging Homebrew

As expected GeoHot has finally pwned Sony PS3 posting METLDR root key publicly. The "root-key" or “private key” is used by the console to block unauthorized access to system-critical portions of the internal firmware effectively preventing piracy and hacking.

Limera1n - Unpatchable Jailbreak For iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3G, iPad, iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4G Running iOS 4.0-4.1 And Beyond

GeoHot the most talented iOS Hacker out there has once again surprised the world by releasing his brand new iOS 4.0-4.1 Jailbreaking Tool - "Limera1n", exploiting a previously unreleased bootrom-level hole GeoHot's Limera1n is capable of jailbreaking iPhone3GS, iPhone4, iPod touch 3G, iPod touch 4G, the iPad, and technically even AppleTV.


BlackRa1n Jailbreak Ported To Apple iPad By GeoHot

After news of successful iPhone OS 4.0 jailbreak we have another update on the front, this time from the numero uno iPhone hacker GeoHot who has successfully ported his BlackRa1n jailbreak to Apple iPad - in two pictures tweeted few hours ago GeoHot displayed an iPad running in verbose mode and another one having BlackRa1n and Cydia installed on iPad, both of which are possible only once the device is jail-broken.

Apple iPad BlackRa1n Jailbreak With Cydia Installed

Sony PlayStation 3 Exploit Goes Public - Expect Hombrew Soon

GeoHot Hacks Into Sony Playstation 3 Firmware

GeoHot Successfully Unlocks iPhone Baseband 05.11.07

GeoHot has once again proved that he is the numero-uno iPhone hacker out there with his recent success in unlocking iPhone Baseband 05.11.07, moments ago GeoHot posted the video proof of world's first 05.11.07 Baseband unlocked iPhone - the unlock dubbed blacksn0w will be capable of unlocking both iPhone 3G and 3GS allowing users to unlock their phones for use with any carrier.

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