Jailbreak iOS

Has Apple’s Bug Bounty Program Killed iOS 10 Jailbreak?

Has Apple’s Bug Bounty Program Killed iOS 10 Jailbreak?

iOS 10 made its public debut over six weeks ago, yet there’s still no news about a public jailbreak. Hackers have been able to jailbreak iOS 10, but it seems none are willing to make their exploits available. Is Apple’s bug bounty program to blame?

Pangu iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Released

Pangu iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Released

It’s a dream come true folks! The team behind Pangu have finally released a new tool for jailbreaking iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3. Since the release of iOS 9.2 late last year, we got to see a bunch of fake teams claiming to have a working jailbreak but never saw them released. Today’s release by Pangu brings an end to the long awaited jailbreak for iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3.

Apple reportedly patches jailbreak vulnerability in iOS 9.3 beta 5 [Updated]

Apple reportedly patches jailbreak vulnerability in iOS 9.3 beta 5 [Updated]

Apple has reportedly patched a software vulnerability that made it possible to jailbreak iOS 9.3. The fix comes in its fifth beta release which was rolled out on Tuesday, and it could make hacking iOS 9.3 more difficult.

U.S. government makes jailbreaking of smartphones, tablets and TVs legal

U.S. government makes jailbreaking of smartphones, tablets and TVs legal

The U.S. Library of Congress has granted Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemptions for jailbreaking tablets, smart TVs, and other all-purpose computing devices. This gives users who like to tinker the ability to modify their software without breaching copyright law.

How to find and remove ‘KeyRaider’ malware on your jailbroken iOS device

How to find and remove ‘KeyRaider’ malware on your jailbroken iOS device

Researchers have discovered new malware for jailbroken iOS devices that intercepts iTunes traffic to steal your Apple account information. It’s called KeyRaider and it has stolen more than 250,000 accounts so far — and here’s how you can find and eliminate it.

Jailbreak tweak allegedly steals 220,000 iCloud email addresses and passwords

Jailbreak tweak allegedly steals 220,000 iCloud email addresses and passwords

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.

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.