The hole in Safari has already been patched by Apple and they are preparing it for an upcoming software update, so make sure you back up your SHSH for your firmware so that you can restore back to it and use the JailbreakMe.com method to jailbreak your device. If your thinking of getting an iPhone 4 you better pick it up soon, because as soon as the new update is out you won’t be able to use the same exploit to jailbreak your phone.
On Wednesday an Apple spokeswoman said in a statement, “We’re aware of this reported issue, we have already developed a fix and it will be available to customers in an upcoming software update.”
For all those out there who need tethering. but cannot wait for there providers to roll out support, there is a very easy way for you to enable tethering on most networks across the world for free.
First head over to help.BenM.at in Safari on your iPhone.
Select Your Country
Select Install Now
Now go to Settings > General > Network > Internet Tethering > On, and now you have tethering.
Update: Some are reporting that this procedure could disable MMS and visual voicemail depending on your country and carrier.
Update 2: Techradar reports that O2 UK has responded to the tethering hack saying, “we reserve the right to charge customers making modem use of their iPhone or disconnect them.” This assumes O2 can identify such customers.