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Introducing iVerify, the security toolkit for iPhone users

“If privacy matters, it should matter to the phone your life is on.” So says Apple in their recent ads about Privacy on the iPhone and controlling the data you share—but many of the security features they highlight are opt-in, and users often don’t know when or how to activate them. But hey… we got your back! Today, Trail of Bits launched i
Publish At:2019-11-14 15:25 | Read:213 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Education Exploits Guides iVerify Press Release Privac

Zimperium Analysis of checkm8

Can you explain what checkm8 is?  On Friday, September 27th 2019, a security researcher known as @axi0mX publicly disclosed a vulnerability together with a working exploit called checkm8 (read “checkmate”). This permanent and unpatchable exploit leverages a vulnerability in Apple’s bootrom (read-only code; SecureROM), the initial and critical part in the se
Publish At:2019-10-03 17:30 | Read:368 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Threat Defense advanced mobile threat defense Exploit

Checkm8 jailbreak and AltStore put cracks in Apple’s walled garden

byDanny BradburyJailbreaking iPhones has become a lot harder with each new version of the hardware, but this weekend saw two new announcements that enable people to install apps on their phones. One of them is a traditional jailbreak, while the other is an alternative app store that uses a loophole in Apple’s code-signing process.Jailbreaking is a form
Publish At:2019-09-30 12:45 | Read:658 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS Mobile App Store iPhone jailbreak jailbreaking

Jailbreak versus Compromise…

We see a lot of confusion in the market about precisely what it means to jailbreak a device–and that confusion could lead to serious problems, especially with regard to the notion of a hacker performing a jailbreak to attack a device. The security industry is notoriously full of acronyms, buzzwords and generally opaque jargon. Here at Zimperium, we try
Publish At:2017-08-08 13:55 | Read:3340 | Comments:0 | Tags:iOS Mobile security Mobile Threat Defense Exploit jailbreak

Young hacker Luca Todesco announced the iPhone 7 jailbreak

The popular hacker Luca Todesco (aka @qwertyoruiopz) has announced the existence of the iPhone 7 jailbreak for devices running iOS 10. Only a few hours, this is the time spent by the popular hacker Luca Todesco (aka @qwertyoruiopz) to jailbreak the new and secure iPhone 7. The iPhone 7 was launched by Apple a few days ago and of course, hackers worldwide sta
Publish At:2016-09-23 15:35 | Read:3976 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple cydia iPhone 7 jailbreak

MDM solutions don’t deliver sufficient protection against Pegasus

Since Lookout first announced our discovery of the Pegasus attack and Trident vulnerabilities in partnership with Citizen Lab, we’ve received many clarifying questions from security professionals. In this series we’re answering the top queries we’ve received to help you better understand the facts around this unprecedented mobile threat. T
Publish At:2016-09-03 11:45 | Read:4256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Uncategorized jailbreak MDM mobile attack mobile se

Exodus announces a bug bounty program. Who will pay more for a zero-day?

The bug hunting company Exodus announced its bug bounty program. Who will pay more for a 0-day exploit? Reflecting on the zero-day market. Almost every IT giant has launched its bug bounty program, the last in order of time is Apple that last week announced the initiative during the Black Hat Conference. How much is a vulnerability in Apple product? The awar
Publish At:2016-08-11 05:55 | Read:3529 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple Exodus exploit iPhone jailbreak

How to install the AceDeceiver malware onto any iOS Device

AceDeceiver is the first iOS malware that abuses certain design flaws in Apple’s FairPlay DRM to install malicious apps on iOS devices even non-jailbroken. Hackers are exploiting a flaw affecting the Apple digital rights management technology (DRM) to install malicious apps on every iOS device, even non-jailbroken ones. Last month, security experts at Palo A
Publish At:2016-03-17 18:25 | Read:3601 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile AceDeceiver Apple Store

Hackers fully controlled a PlayStation 4 running a Linux distro

The hacking crew dubbed Fail0verflow has managed to hack PlayStation 4 (PS4) to run a Linux kernel-based operating system. The PlayStation 4 is considered by the experts a fortress so the hacking community is always interested in any news regarding its hack. Recently a hacker who calls himself CTurt claimed to develop a fully
Publish At:2016-01-03 21:45 | Read:2722 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Breaking News jailbreak LINUX Sony PlayStation 4 hom

Hackers win $1 million bounty for iOS 9 remote hack

A team of hackers has received a million-dollar payout for disclosing a iOS zero-day vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely hack any Phone. Bad news for the Apple users, a team of hackers have received a million-dollar payout for disclosing an iOS zero-day vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely
Publish At:2015-11-03 22:30 | Read:2782 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple exploit iOS 9 iPhone jail

iOS 9 Can Now Finally Be Remotely Jailbroken — but YOU Can’t Do It

Bad news iOS 9 users. Someone has developed a way of jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad and spying on you, in a way that is currently unstoppable.And don't for a second think that someone isn't going to be hit by the attack — because huge amounts of money have already been spent discovering how to do it.Last month we told you how a group of Chinese hackers had
Publish At:2015-11-03 13:10 | Read:2873 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy iOS 9 jailbreak jailbreak untethered vuln

Apple Patches Include iOS 9.1 Update, Pangu Jailbreak Fix

It was only three weeks ago that Apple patched its core line of products and pushed its latest version of OS X, El Capitan. Yet another wave of patches arrived Thursday however to address scores of vulnerabilities in OS X, iOS, Safari, iTunes, and even the company’s smart watch operating system, watchOS.With the iOS update, iOS 9.1, Apple effectively k
Publish At:2015-10-22 03:40 | Read:2658 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Vulnerabilities apple Apple patches El Capitan ios iPh

iOS 9 Is Finally Jailbroken, but I Wouldn’t Recommend It

Earlier this week Pangu Team, a group of Chinese hackers famous for their jailbreaking activities, announced that they had released to the public the first iOS 9 jailbreak, breaking the operating system away from the tight control of Apple.Of course, this should be impossible. But time and time again vulnerability researchers have found ways to jailbreak iOS
Publish At:2015-10-16 12:55 | Read:3088 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Malware iOS jailbreak Team Pangu vulnerability IOS

Pangu cracking team has released the iOS 9 jailbreak

The Chinese jailbreaking team Pangu has just released a software (iOS 9 jailbreak) that allows Apple users to jailbreak their mobile devices using  iOS 9. Every time a new release of the popular Apple iOS is presented, hackers and experts start the competition to jailbreak it. One of the most active hacking crew in this sense
Publish At:2015-10-14 16:15 | Read:3782 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple cydia iOS 9 iPad iPhone j

iOS 9 security by design, but hacker already shows a jailbreak

Apple announced the secure iOS 9 but a popular hacker demonstrated the untethered iOS 9 Jailbreak in a video PoC before its release. Apple announced new security enhancements for its new operating system iOS 9. The new version of the Apple OS, iOS 9, will be available from September 16th on the iPhone, iPad and iPod, according
Publish At:2015-09-12 12:20 | Read:2780 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple cydia iH8sn0w iOS 9 iPad

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