Dev Team: iOS 4.0.2 jailbreak not in the works

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After the iOS 4.0.2 firmware update – the very same one that patched an exploit that allowed people to jailbreak their iOS device via a PDF – you may have wondered why your jailbroken iPhone no longer was jailbroken. Well we have some news to tell you about it – some very, very bad news.

The iPhone Dev Team have announced that they will not release an update that would the jailbreak to work on those who have updated to the new firmware, but will be working on a jailbreak for the iOS 4.1.

“If the cat & mouse game escalates too quickly, especially during beta FW periods, nobody but Apple benefits. For this reason, there won’t be a 4.0.2/3.2.2 jailbreak specifically during the period where 4.0.2/3.2.2 is the latest public release,” the team wrote on the blog.

“At best, some future 4.1x FW jailbreak *may* be compatible with 4.0.2/3.2.2 (but don’t count on that).”

Those who are running the iPhone 3G or iPod Touch 2nd gen will still be able to jailbreak your device via redsn0w.