Great news! We recently heard that the Apple TV’s firmware could be decrypted using the SHAtter exploit, but now Musclenerd has tweeted even better news.
via @MusclenerdAppleTV 2G SHAttered and jailbroken http://is.gd/fDAbc(not quite sure how to run apps yet!)
Awesome. The potential for using applications (maybe even the entire App Store) on the Apple TV is growing everyday. There will be some major kinks to work out, but by the looks of it, it should be very possible.
A few days ago, he tweeted to remind users that “Those interested in *potential* AppleTV JBs, better to buy early! Remember iPhone3GS hardware was updated to fix JB hole.” So if you do plan on buying an Apple TV for the jailbreaking-goodies, do it soon.