Well, the world didn’t come to an end after the demo of the SMS bug in the iPhone yesterday by a bunch of hackers. Actually, nothing seems to have happened at all. My guess is that the hackers demoed the bug to a small audience instead of hacking hundreds of iPhones, which would have probably led to legal issues.

The good thing about this is that Apple is said to release a patch for the bug sometimes this weekend, according to the UK network operator 02.

An O2 spokesperson said the patch would be available Saturday through iTunes.

The hackers had tried to warn Apple of the consequences, and as usual, Apple had completely ignored them. Put on the spot, Apple didn’t have much choice but react and release a patch…

What’s this patch going to be? 3.1 or 3.0.1? If it is true that Apple will release a patch tomorrow, I bet that it’s going to be version 3.0.1 as I think it’s still a little early for Apple to release version 3.1. But hey, I might be totally way off.

As usual, in the event that a software update would be available this weekend, jailbreakers and unlockers should NOT update as it will remove the jailbreak/unlock.

Thank you Twitter follower @lambsypie for the tip.

  • iPhone 3GS

    I don’t think it’s going to be in the form of an iPhoneOS update. I think its going to be released the same way they released that AT&T Carrier update last year.

    • iPhone 3GS

      Look like Apple did indeed release 3.0.1

  • GaolBroker

    Yep, 3.0.1 downloaded in UK via iTunes from 8pm, sitting on it til there’s a nice breaker app for it. 🙂