If you jailbreak your iOS device, beware shady tweaks that are looking to steal your iCloud login credentials. Chinese security website WooYun reports that some 220,000 iCloud email addresses and passwords have been stolen by jailbreak tweaks so far.
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.
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.
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.