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.
Substitute, the Cydia Substrate alternative being developed by famed iOS hacker Comex, is now available in alpha. Jailbreakers can download the package from GitHub to try it out on iOS 8, but Comex warns that it has not been tested and is nowhere near stable.
Last month, we brought you an exclusive hands-on of iMods, a promising alternative to Cydia, which has the cornerstone of all things jailbreak.
In an interesting development, Nicholas Allegra a.k.a Comex, a well-known hacker, and is helping the iMods team.
Last year, Nicholas Allegra a.k.a Comex – developer of some of the most popular jailbreak tools like JailbreakMe and Spirit had announced that he was joining Apple as an intern. It was a big blow to the jailbreak community.
But here’s an interesting development. Comex has just tweeted that he is no longer associated with Apple.