vertigoCiel writes: "Hackers Niacin and Dre have recently gained full read and write access to the filesystems of both the iPhone and the iPod Touch. The Jailbreak exploits a vulnerability in Safari's TIFF library to execute the necessary code when the specially crafted image is loaded. Access can then be permanently sustained by modifying the fstab file with iPhuc"
vertigoCiel writes: A Hacker at Simbunch.com's iPhone section has outlined a method to unlock the iPhone using only software tools, the original iPhone SIM, an alternate carrier's SIM card, and an $80 tool called TurboSIM, which is capable of cloning the AT&T SIM card. The important distinction between this and other iPhone unlocking methods is that it requires less hardware, and allows you to continue to use EDGE with the new SIM card.