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Comex talks Apple internship, end of jailbreaking efforts

08/29, 5:25pm

Coder made $55,000 in donations

Nicholas "Comex" Allegra will abandon his jailbreaking efforts as he joins Apple as an intern, a Q&A session reveals. The coder was responsible for JailbreakMe, which allows people to open up iOS via the web instead of dedicated software tools. Allegra explains, in fact, that he hopes other hackers will continue to find exploits so he can jailbreak his iPhone, and that he is handing his resources over to MuscleNerd, chpwn or someone else willing to take care of them.

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JailbreakMe inventor Comex signs on with Apple

08/25, 9:25pm

Comex joins Apple as intern

Another jailbreak developer enlisted with Apple on Thursday after Comex, known in real life as Nick Allegra, revealed he would be taking an internship. The creator of JailbreakMe didn't outline his role but planned to start in about two weeks. In explaining it, he only cast the jump as shaking up his experience.

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