The new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset has reportedly been ‘jailbroken’ to bypass its mandatory Facebook login.
The break was reported by Extended Reality Safety Initiative (XR). On Reddit last week, the non-profit research company confirmed it had reached root access on the device.
After this, a blog post was published on the hacker community site ReadyHackerOne saying that they validated the Reddit post and the jailbreak of the Oculus Quest 2. HackerOne said:
A researcher from the XR community has gained root access to Oculus Quest 2 and is able to bypass Facebook Login. XRSI’s own researchers have validated this jailbreak and are currently working to gather assurances to protect the individuals who discovered these methods of jailbreak.
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