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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.

Is Jailbreaking Annoying? p0sixspwn Developer Thinks so

Is Jailbreaking Annoying? p0sixspwn Developer Thinks so

winocm is one of the developers of p0sixspwn, the tool that lets you jailbreak devices running iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 6.1.6. You’d expect him to be a big jailbreaking enthusiast, but in a recent blog post, he says that he finds jailbreaking annoying, and prefers stock iOS.

WorldWide Jailbreak Convention (WWJC) 2014 to be Held in San Francisco on April 12-13; Tickets are now on sale

WorldWide Jailbreak Convention (WWJC) 2014 to be Held in San Francisco on April 12-13; Tickets are now on sale

If you like jailbreaking your iOS device, you have a chance to meet the hackers who have brought us easy-to-use jailbreak tools, and jailbreak tweaks that unlock the potential of our devices at the WorldWide Jailbreak Convention (WWJC), which will be held in San Francisco next month, on April 12 – 13.

Apple singles out Evad3rs and other jailbreakers for their identification of iOS security flaws

Apple singles out Evad3rs and other jailbreakers for their identification of iOS security flaws

Apple released iOS 7.1 today with a handful of new features, security improvements and bug fixes. The Cupertino company detailed its security enhancements in a lengthy Knowledge Base document posted on the company’s support website. In this document, Apple credits those who were important in identifying these vulnerabilities, and the list is a who’s who among the jailbreak community.

P0sixspwn: iOS 6.1.3 – 6.1.5 Jailbreak for A5+ devices is now available [Updated]

P0sixspwn: iOS 6.1.3 – 6.1.5 Jailbreak for A5+ devices is now available [Updated]

If you were waiting for the iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4/6.1.5 Untethered Jailbreak for you device tonight, the wait no longer. iH8sn0w and winocm have both just tweeted that p0sixspwn is now live. 

Leaked audio recording suggests Geohot tried to sell iOS jailbreak

Leaked audio recording suggests Geohot tried to sell iOS jailbreak

The controversy surrounding the iOS 7 jailbreak continues with the appearance of an audio recording allegedly of Geohot trying to sell his iOS7 jailbreak. The audio was first mentioned in a reddit post and reported by iClarified.The full recording is available at the bottom of this post. 

evad3rs apologises for piracy on Taig Chinese Cydia, says another group of hackers was planning to release iOS 7 jailbreak

evad3rs apologises for piracy on Taig Chinese Cydia, says another group of hackers was planning to release iOS 7 jailbreak

The evad3rs has posted the story behind the rushed release of the evasi0n7 jailbreak for iOS 7 that took everyone by surprise. The controversy surrounding the release has been twofold, one is the inclusion of a Chinese App Store hosting pirated content and the other is the “rushed” release timeline.