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    entropy's Avatar entropy is offline It's the heat death of the universe, my friends

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    Default Ozbimmer / Super Sim iPhone unlock method

    http://www.engadgetmobile.com/2007/0...im-hack-video/

    Apparently at this stage the hacker can only call out, but still......
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    Here is the direct link to the youtube video, the guy has two other videos there. I want an iphone so bad now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pubGSYatDIo

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    go aussie hax0r's!

    Not that i know much about sim hacking, but am i right in assuming he's spoofing the Carrier ID on the Telstra sim with the AT&T sim ( That's why he can make calls, but cant receive )?

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    If this is all hunky dory, terrific - but how exactly do you 'create a SIM' with the information from two other SIMs? I thought that was the kinda thing that the carriers kind of had locked up...

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    It can probably be done with a SIM-card burner.

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    Sorry exocet, could you please enlighten me - what are those, and are they readily accessible to mere mortals?

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    no, you really need some tech knowledge. Anyone can buy a sim copier/cloner. but using it and making it work in an iPhone is another thing altogether.
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    Embedded youtube

    VIDEO NO WORKY

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    this was posted to the forums days ago chaps.

    right here: http://forums.mactalk.com.au/showpos...3&postcount=58
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    And its gone now
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    Move it to the Iphone Forum! Let people salivate there!
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    Guess who made it into theage.com.au .....

    ozbimmer

    http://www.theage.com.au/news/phones...647803146.html
    Check out this app and maybe use it to book a restaurant or order some munch. Owned by an Aussie :) App Store link

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    if anything this highlights the burning desire for aussie iPhone sales. Why Apple arent rushing to capitalise on this is beyond me but I guess they have their reasons.

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    "This video is no longer available"

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    An IMSI (Intl. Mobile Subscriber Identity) number is made up of several parts, the first six digits isolate a country and carrier, the next 9 isolate an individual SIM card (SIM Serial, check the back of your SIM). I believe ozbimmer may have taken the MCC and MNC (Mobile Country Code, Mobile Network Code) from the AT&T card, and then inserted the SIM Serial from the Telstra card.

    As such, the iPhone sees the MCC and MNC and verifies it as an AT&T card, whereas Telstra sees a SIM Serial it recognises. For the purpose of outgoing calls, the phone and network are happy!

    This is pure speculation, but from my knowledge, GSM only uses the SIM Serial for outgoing calls, as the country and network addressing information is assumed by the network you're registered to. The only time the MCC and MNC is used is for incoming calls, when the network has to find your SIMcard within the world.

    I'll speak to some of my colleagues at work today and verify some of this, but its certainly ingenious.

    Disclaimer: Some of my info may be slightly off until I can verify it. I'm writing this from the train and haven't had my morning coffee yet

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    if anyone wants to try this with my iPhone pm me ;-)
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    Following up on this, has anyone had any success with this method on Telstra or any other compatible Australian network?

    I've noticed that some people in Europe have been able to get calls and SMS in as well.

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    It seems a few people are getting this to work. But if you read the deb wiki they too are very close to a full unlock
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    Yeah, that's clearly not the question I asked, but thanks anyway.

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    I have not seen anyone from oz get this up and running yet. I do know someone working on it today so will report back. So far they have calls in and out. No SMS in and out yet
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