Security update seeks out, erases modifications to iPhone

Thursday, 2 August 2007, 12:00 AM EST

A security update for Apple Inc.'s iPhone does more than just fix critical flaws in the handset. It also looks for and wipes out any modifications that users make to the firmware on their phones, according to hackers looking to unlock the phone.

But the security update does not break any of the tools that hackers have so far developed to modify the iPhone's firmware, they said.

At the Washington Post.

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