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Leaked ‘Hacking Team’ documents reveal snooping on jailbroken iOS devices

Leaked ‘Hacking Team’ documents reveal snooping on jailbroken iOS devices

Cybersecurity firm “Hacking Team” has itself become the victim of a hack this week, and documents posted online reveal many of the services it offered to those who were willing to pay up — including governments. One of them, priced at $55,000, was snooping on jailbroken iOS devices.

Support the right to jailbreak ahead of the DMCA exemption hearing on May 21

Support the right to jailbreak ahead of the DMCA exemption hearing on May 21

Later this month, the Copyright Office will hold its triennial 1201 rulemaking hearings, and one of the topics on the agenda is jailbreaking smartphones and other gadgets. Cydia creator Jay Freeman will be there to fight for our right to jailbreak, but you can pledge your support by signing the petition put together by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

JailbreakCon 2015 kicks off on June 20 in San Francisco

JailbreakCon 2015 kicks off on June 20 in San Francisco

JailbreakCon 2015, also known as the Worldwide Jailbreak Con, will kick off on Saturday, June 20, in San Francisco. The two-day event gives attendees the opportunity to learn more about jailbreaking, with workshops, presentations, and lots more.

Pangu jailbreak team responds to ‘regional discrimination’

Pangu jailbreak team responds to ‘regional discrimination’

Since releasing its first jailbreak last June, the Pangu jailbreak team from China has been the subject of criticism from other members of the hacking community. Now, in a lengthy post on their blog, the team has addressed some of the “vilification” it has received.

Comex, Chronic, P0sixninja and other iOS hackers to attend Mobile Security Summit in Beijing

Comex, Chronic, P0sixninja and other iOS hackers to attend Mobile Security Summit in Beijing

Famed iOS hackers Comex, Chronic, P0sixninja, and Pimskeks are to appear at the Mobile Security Summit in Beijing later this month, it has been confirmed. All four will host keynotes during the one-day event, which is being organized by TaiG, the team responsible for jailbreaking iOS 8.1.1 and iOS 8.1.2.

Apple emphatically recommends not to jail-break your iPhone

Apple emphatically recommends not to jail-break your iPhone

Apple has repeatedly advised users against jailbreaking their iOS devices, and in its Retail Store Purchase Policy, the company reiterates this point, emphatically asking users to stay away from “jail-breaking”.

EFF files petition with US Copyright Office to keep jailbreaking legal

EFF files petition with US Copyright Office to keep jailbreaking legal

Continuing its fight to keep jailbreaking legal, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a petition with the Librarian of Congress and the Copyright Office to extend the exemption for jailbreaking under DMCA.

How to check if your jailbroken iOS device is infected with WireLurker malware

Yesterday, a research paper brought to light a new malware called ‘WireLurker’ that is infecting iOS devices and Macs in China. The malware can infect both jailbroken and non-jailbroken devices when connected to an infected Mac through USB.

How to install Cydia on iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 using Pangu app

How to install Cydia on iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 using Pangu app

The Pangu team released their iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 jailbreak last week, but did so in a hurry, which meant that Cydia wasn’t available right away. While saurik made Cydia available quickly, it had to be manually installed.

Unknown team could release iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Jailbreak

Unknown team could release iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Jailbreak

iOS 8 released last month, followed by a couple of minor updates, and today, Apple released iOS 8.1 — the first major update to iOS 8. While Apple added a number of useful, jailbreak inspired features like Quick Reply, widgets etc., there are still a number of reasons to jailbreak, which is why we’ve been keeping a lookout for an iOS 8 jailbreak.