Nicholas Allegra, known by his online handle “Comex,” will no longer be lending his talents to Apple. The noted hacker posted the news on Twitter, stating that after a year as an intern he is now no longer associated with the company, though not because he was outright terminated. In a second tweet, Allegra claimed that the reason for his departure was an overlooked email.

Forbes reports that an offer letter to keep the hacker on board at Apple as a remote intern was overlooked by the 20-year-old. Allegra went on to say that the situation was slightly more complex than a simple inbox snafu, and that there is no bad blood between him and the company.

Allegra first gained notoriety for his work in the jailbreaking scene, including releasing updated versions of the JailbreakMe tool.

iOS hacker Comex no longer working for Apple originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Fri, 19 Oct 2012 13:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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