It seems Apple is going hard and hard on Jailbreak community. Last month Apple updated iBoot for new iPhone new version to fix a security vulnerability that prevents the exploit 24kpwn More details here and here. Since the 24kpwn is fixed the only way to jailbreak new purchased iPhone is a Tethered jailbreak, but it is quite inconvenient as you have to re-run the jailbreak every time you restart the phone. Recently Apple invited applications for iPhone OS Platform Security Manager you can check here.
The Core OS group is looking for a talented and inspired manager to lead a team focused on the platform security of iPhone OS. The team is responsible for secure booting and installation of the OS, partitioning and hardening of security domains within the OS, cryptographic services, and risk analysis of security threats. The team is made up of a variety of security experts with backgrounds in system security and reverse engineering.
Seems Apple is looking to increase security while booting (power on) and installation of the OS (the original). Also there is talk of partition, an encryption service (which should prevent the installation of custom firmware) and much more. So what do you think about this post your views in the comments below.
<<< And the Geohotz answer was >>>
The Good news is that when we asked GeoHot to apply for this post ( the most deserving candidate), GeoHot replied back that he listed blackra1n.com in his resume. So we needn’t to worry until we have a great community driven by iPhone Dev and Geohot.