Jailbreak iOS

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

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.

Pangu jailbreak reverse engineered to work with iOS 8

Pangu jailbreak reverse engineered to work with iOS 8

Pangu, the jailbreak tool released by a group of Chinese hackers, lets users jailbreak iPhones and iPads running iOS 7.1.x. The tool has now been reverse engineered and modified to work with the latest iOS 8 beta.

AdThief malware infects over 75,000 jailbroken iOS devices, steals ad revenues from developers

AdThief malware infects over 75,000 jailbroken iOS devices, steals ad revenues from developers

A new malware by the name of AdThief is infecting jailbroken iOS devices. The malware injects itself as a Cydia Substrate extension, and steals ad revenues from developers by swapping advertising identifiers.

iMods responds to Saurik, wants to form partnership with Cydia [updated]

iMods responds to Saurik, wants to form partnership with Cydia [updated]

The team behind iMods, an upcoming jailbreak store for iPhone and iPad, has posted an open response to Cydia creator Saurik’s article on “Competition vs. Community” from a few days ago. The response elaborates on how iMods is attempting to capture a different demographic than existing Cydia users, by targeting those that would not normally jailbreak their device. 

iMods: An upcoming Jailbreak Store aimed at larger audience of iOS users

iMods: An upcoming Jailbreak Store aimed at larger audience of iOS users

While jailbreaking has seen tremendous growth and change over the past seven years, it would be a stretch to say that it has achieved mainstream success. Apple has sold more than 800 million iOS devices over that span, but the latest public-facing figures reveal that less than 1 in 10 of those devices have been jailbroken. 

How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1 – iOS 7.1.1 using Pangu on Mac

How to Jailbreak iOS 7.1 – iOS 7.1.1 using Pangu on Mac

Pangu jailbreak for iOS 7.1.X released last week to everyone’s surprise by a mysterious team of Chinese jailbreak developers. It was however only available for Windows, and the entire interface was in Chinese. The Pangu team today updated their jailbreak tool to v1.1, adding a Mac version, and English support. This post gives you step-by-step instructions to jailbreak your iOS device with Pangu for Mac.