HTC Incredible Dock

Finally, the trivial dock I really wanted for the phone, but no one was offering. It’s pretty trivial, but it’s perfect. It fits the phone in a normal case (the rubber ones or the seidio hard ones) and allows you to still plug it in etc. If anyone is interested, I could potentially be persuaded […]

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Incredible root!

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Slow and steady

We are slowly progressing through all possibilities on the incredible root process. It’s just pretty decently well done, no simple mistakes we could take advantage of like the evo. A kernel exploit may prove to be the only way here, and we do have progress toward that end, but would like to find another way […]

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Evo rooted, incredible still awaits

So as most of you know the evo root has been found. No I’m not going to disclose anything until the device is released or others from the team feel it’s time and release first. Basically we were working on a universal root method and got extremely luck with the Evo having a nice entry […]

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More updates

I guess I owe you guys another update about now. There are certainly several of us working on this at this point and we are starting to all come together on various ideas. Currently we have a few know bugs that needs to be properly exploited in addition to some interesting other tidbits we might […]

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Android rooting status

Ok, so I haven’t updated on this in a while and figured I should. The exploit I was going after apparently didn’t exist, I missed the check which rendered that attack useless. The next attack is the fastboot vector mentions elsewhere on the web the last several days. However so far I don’t see where […]

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today’s work

Well I can now confirm that exploit is not going to work. HTC didn’t implement the normal patch, but they did properly close down on the memory space we can access with that hole thus making is pretty irrelevant. While there could be a way around this, it’s beyond me. What I did start looking […]

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another wasted day

Today I didn’t make much progress. Between lots of real work and a work IT department that blocks GIT protocol traffic I didn’t get my build enviroment updated like I wanted today. I actually just kicked off the final part now so perhaps later today (now Saturday) I will be able to successfully test our […]

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Another update, another exploit

So it now appears I can execute SOME code, and I’m working to enlarge the hole now and pry our way in. I still have faith this exploit should work for us! I should note it doesn’t appear the update affects the kernel so you should be safe to take it. Furthermore the RUU’s from […]

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HTC Incredible Rooting status

So I’ve been looking at rooting the Incredible and currently believe our best attack vector may very well lie in /system/bin/installd. It executable by us, it runs as root, it stays running. Heck, it installs our stuff. It appears to call setuid. Thus it may well be exploitable by the shoruyken attack, and may very […]

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