iTouch/iPhone dev team decrypts ramdisks, gains access to secpacks!

A great step forward for the iTouch/iPhone Dev Team and owners of the iPhone and iTouch, hopefully something will be out this weekend or next week. iTouch/iPhone dev team decrypts ramdisks, gains access to secpacks! – In a sudden boost of inspiration, the decryption keys for all iPhone/iPod touch ramdisks were found by the iTouch/iPhone dev team. This paves the way to unlocking iPhones on 1.1.1. In the statement made, the team assures users that hope _is_ on the horizon.

A great step forward for the iTouch/iPhone Dev Team and owners of the iPhone and iTouch, hopefully something will be out this weekend or next week.

iTouch/iPhone dev team decrypts ramdisks, gains access to secpacks!In a sudden boost of inspiration, the decryption keys for all iPhone/iPod touch ramdisks were found by the iTouch/iPhone dev team. This paves the way to unlocking iPhones on 1.1.1. In the statement made, the team assures users that hope _is_ on the horizon.
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