Friday, January 21, 2011

Fake Ra1nb0wRa1n Website for iPhone Jailbreak is Not Real Deal

Before few days we post thatRa1nb0wRa1n is not the original site but it is fake. Sorry for wrong posting. Getting confused from all of the Ra1n? There’s BlackRa1n, LimeRa1n, PurpleRa1n, and the upcoming RubyRa1n. It’s enough to confuse even the best meteorologist.

To add to the level of confusion, someone(s) impersonating renowed iPhone hacker GeoHot has released a site called Ra1nb0wRa1n with little to no fan fare.
The fact that it received hardly any pub before going live was the first thing that struck us as weird. The fact that the site is actually pointing to a Chinese website, is the real thing that sent up our red flags.
For the record, although the site’s whois records feature Hotz’s name and a New Jersey residence, Ra1nb0wRa1n does not appear to be associated with GeoHot in any way, shape, or form…

Visiting Ra1nb0wRa1n’s website presents you with an authentic looking splash page, which then forwards you to another page, which is actually contained in a frame. Viewing the contents of that frame reveals that the URL it’s forwarded to isnot, but actually a Chinese site. See the screenshot below:
Further, going to the site’s root domain fully reveals its Chinese roots: